Chinese Painted Bed Canopy with Birds and Tree Peonies

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The experience of art itself can be an intimate one, and this bed canopy, hand-painted over 100 years ago by an artist in Canton, was more intimate than most. Delicately painted birds and tree peonies, come to life as symbols of prosperity and good fortune. Surrounded by complementary paintings, the bed created an enclosure, a style popular in southern China at the turn of the century.
 

Details

  • Of the Period
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    50 in. H x 73 in. W x 1.5 in. D
    127 cm H x 185 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82009762561
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