Zhaoxing, Li. A large Chinese still life watercolour on silk. 19th century. Depicting an exotic bird on a branch with an inscription which translates as ''Great wealth, honour and longevity. In 1895, Li Zhaoxing, the sojourner of Tianjin, painted the flowers in the style of Yun Shouping'' next to two red seal marks to the upper left corner above blossoming peony plants. Framed. 48.8 in (124 cm) x 20.1 (51 cm).
Auction Date: November 2012