Panels of Chinese wallpaper
Two sets of hand-painted Chinese wallpapers on panel, One set features blossoming cherry trees with exotic birds and butterflies on a beige background. Second set has peonies with birds on an aqua background. Twenty panels in total.
Transparent and opaque mineral pigments on paper
Various widths, all panels are 134" h
Purchased by Doris Duke at two separate Parke-Bernet auctions: January 24, 1958 Sale 1801, Item 395 and October 30-31, 1959, Sale 1922, lot 312
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