Chinese Qing Lg Embroidery Lohans & Immortals
Unusual Chinese Qing Dynasty Large Embroidered Panel of Immortals in clouds or waters, as lohans watch under a canopy; bordered in blue silk damask. Damages to cream background of art and water stains to one side, some of blue damask damaged. Height of art 60 inches (152.5 cm.) X width of art 27 inches (68.5 cm.). PROVENENCE: Brought back from early 20 century China by the missionary couple working in Guangdong Province, Clarence Lucius Foster (1878-1955) and Ruth Bailhache Smith Foster (1886-1972), and gifted within the immediate family. NOTE: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Eddie's Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging.