University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-405
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Painting on yellow paper mounted on scroll. Primarily in black ink with a touch of color. Two birds, two flowering tree branches. Rocks. On the viewer's left in the up corner there are several columns of Chinese script and one seal in red. On the lower right hand side there is a single line of Chinese characters with two seals in red. Bottom end of scroll is a yellow translucent material, while the upper end is entirely covered with paper. At the top string is attached for hanging. On back side at top there is a label in Chinese characters with three seals in red.


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