Peacock and Pipa Trees


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title Peacock and Pipa Trees
Object Number C118
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Ming Dynasty (uncertain) | Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made 17th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk
Technique Painted
Iconography Peacock | Pipa Tree | Birds

Peacock and Pipa Tree. Artist Unknown. There are also two small birds in the trees. Red seals of owners are not legible except for one belonging to Xiang Molin 項墨林 (1525 - 1590 CE), a collector of the 16th Century also known as Xiang Yuanbian (項元汴). Formerly in the collection of John Calvin Ferguson (1866 - 1945 CE).

Credit Line Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other Number Getz 54 - Other Number

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