Birds and Prunus Tree


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title Birds and Prunus Tree
Object Number C95
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Creator Lu Ji
Period Qing Dynasty | Ming Dynasty
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk
Technique Painted
Iconography Birds | Prune Tree

Birds and Prunus Tree. Signature of Lü Ji, 呂紀 (Lu Chi), active during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 CE) however it is probably a 19th century copy. Color painting on silk. Lu Ji was an imperial artist of the Ming Dynasty. He had particular skill in painting birds and flowers. Flourished 1488-1506 CE. Poor quality.

Height 140 cm
Width 79 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number Getz 40 - Other Number

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