Description: 19th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty period long scroll painting of heroes & warriors. Chinese traditional hand painting in fine brush strokes and natural colors, depicted Qing Dynasty heroes and warriors, dressed in various formal uniforms, robes, and armors, holding their attributes and weapons, standing in various pursuits, each with themed calligraphy, inscribed and signed, painted by Jin Tingbiao, with calligraphy and seals of the Qing Emperor Qianlong and the Prince Gong.
Dimensions: 281" L x 18" W
Medium: paper, ink
Date: Qing Dynasty
Condition Report: Overall in EXCELLENT condition. Natural imperfection on the medium (paper or silk), regardless from any major damages; includes light blooms, discoloration and minor fading. Consider normal due to the ages. EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. 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.
Provenance: From the heirs of Sir John Dorrington and the Vosper estates from Stroud Gloucestershire these items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in 2008. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area as well as from nearby countries. Sometimes finding a rarity sometimes just the camaraderie of fellow collectors.
Notes: Prince Gong (1833-1898) better known by his title Prince Gong (or Prince Kung), was an imperial prince of the Aisin Gioro clan and an important statesman of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty in China. He was the sixth son of the DaoGuang Emperor, a half-brother of the XianFeng Emperor, and an uncle of the TongZhi and GuangXu Emperors. At a young age, he was already noted for his brilliance and was once considered by his father as a potential heir. However, his fourth brother, Yizhu (the XianFeng Emperor), eventually inherited the throne.
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