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China Anonymous, Chinese
Ducks in a Marsh, n. d.
Paint on Silk
69 3/8 in. x 31 3/16 in. (176.21 cm x 79.22 cm)

Object Type: Painting
Technique: Brushwork
Period: Ming Dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
Credit Line: Gift of Johan Wilhelm Norman Munthe
Accession Number: XX.1.32

Old number "L1136/117" is written in pencil on the backing paper. Included in the Munthe inventory (p.117) as "Ducks in a Reed Pond," Y√ľan painting.

No seals, signatures, or marks.

Black ink and pink and orange toned paints brushed onto silk, with an off-white silk brocade border.

Object Description
Mounted vertical scroll with a scene of eight ducks in a marsh, and one flying through the air above. Reeds and rocks are pictured at the water's edge.

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