Original Liberty London 19th Century Chinese Canton Brush Painting Watercolor For Sale
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Original Liberty London 19th Century Chinese Canton Brush Painting Watercolor


We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare original 19th century watercolor brush painting depicting a scene of typical every day Chinese life retailed through Liberty London. The back label reads:- An original Canton Brush painting in watercolours on pith paper, depicting a scene typical of everyday life. Pith is a pure white fibrous paper made from the soft spongy tissue at the centre of the Aralia Papyrifera. Chinese mid-19th century. Mounted on contemporary double coloured co-ordinated mat board. The item is in brand new retail condition still in the original plastic cover Dimensions: Height 25.5cm Width 20.5cm Depth 0.5cm. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses. Condition: Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade.  


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    H 10.04 in. x W 8.08 in. x D 0.2 in.

    H 25.5 cm x W 20.5 cm x D 5 mm

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    London, GB
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