Two kesi-woven silk battle scenes
Late Qing/Republic period
Each with gilt-wrapped threads in the background and some painted details to the figures: one panel with classic lotus flowers and other flowering branches on a blue ground framing a battle scene taking place on water (fading, repaired); the second of cavalry men battling amid clouds and rocks surrounded by a border of fabulous beasts on a gray-blue ground (fading, toning); each framed and glazed.
32 x 36in (81x 91.5cm) [frame of first]
Chinese Works of Art
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