VINTAGE CHINESE FRAMED CANTONESE SILK EMBROIDERY 100 BIRDS ADORNING A PHOENIX. The featured item represents a Chinese silk embroidery that measures approximately 29" x 21" with the bamboo design wooden frame. The artwork is matted, put behind protective glass and the visible area is about 23" x 14 1/2". The piece is done in what is known as Cantonese or Yue folk style embroidery.
It depicts finely detailed in vivid and bright colors images of a tree, pond and a sun, with various kinds of birds, Phoenix, chickens and ducks. The upper left bears a red seal and four Chinese characters , that translate as "Hundred Birds and the Phoenix" and is often used in wedding rituals, meaning good luck and happy marriage. The item comes in overall good condition for its age.Normal vintage wear on the frame like some scuffs, marks and scratches but no major damages. No visible cracks or chips on the glass. I have not inspected the artwork outside of the frame but from what I can tell there are no loose threads and the stitchery is in good condition.
There is some discoloration and brown spots scattered around the silk. The item "Vintage Fine Chinese Canton Yue Silk Embroidery 100 Birds Phoenix Chicken Duck" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles".
The seller is "merimoza" and is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.