Three silk kesi 'figural' panels, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 緙絲三國演義故事圖挂屏一組三件
Three silk kesi 'figural' panels
Qing dynasty, 19th century
comprising one horizontal panel depicting characters from the Sanguo Yanyi (Romance of the Three Kingdoms) against a gold ground, and a pair of vertical panels depicting a narrative scene with figures in landscape, inscribed in one corner with Chinese numbers and a seal
Length of largest 69⅞ in., 177.6 cm; Width 20⅛ in., 51 cm
The two vertical panels with scattered pulls and separation between the colors. The horizontal panel with minor pulls, one small stain in lower left corner, and a small section of the border is loose. Overall the three kesi panels are in good condition.
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