September 15, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Pair of Chinese Ming Dynasty Scroll Paintings

Two Eagles in a Blossoming Peach Tree, 66-3/4 x 38-1/4 in.; Two Cranes with Peonies, 67 x 38 in. (image), circa 1500, ink and color on silk, scrolls with ivory scroll weights, 102 x 35 in. (scrolls); with boxes bearing inscriptions in lids

Provenance:Wentworth Family, Berkley, California, purchased circa 1900; by descent in family


areas of repair including patches and retouch at areas of pigment loss, portions of white eagle with retouch, some evident splitting or deterioration of silk, rolling creases, scroll supports likely later with restorations evident verso

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
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