Painting for the New Year, Chen Shu, Qing Dynasty, Scroll

  • Product Code: 0924718008790378
  • Size: 96.8 x 47 cm ±5%
  • Framed Size: 157 x 68 cm ±5%
  • Material: Silk
  • Weight: 1411 g


Tags: Original size and media, Birds and Flowers


Chen Shu (style name Nanlou; sobriquets Shangyuan dizi and Fuan; late sobriquet Nanlou laoren) was a native of Jiaxing in Zhejiang. He excelled at painting bird-and-flower and grass-and-insect subjects, also being gifted at landscapes and figures. This work was done at the Chinese age of 76. This is a "sketch from life" of an offering of flowers for the Lantern Festival during the Lunar New Year season in 1735. The painting suggests the notion of a warm spring and flowers blooming along with a festive spirit of greeting the new year. The porcelain planter here features different kinds of plants and flowers together. Appearing in varying heights and with their colors crisscrossing throughout the composition, it makes for an ideal combination of the arts of flower arrangement and potted scenery. Here, the eternal nature of the rock symbolizes longevity and, along with the narcissus and dahlia, they serve as a play on words for the expression, "Heavenly immortals offer longevity." To the side are the lily, persimmon, spirit fungus, and apple, also metaphors for "All things as you wish" and "Peace as you wish."


All Giclée are developed on high-quality silk with nanotechnology inks guaranteed by original manufacturers. Passed Weathering Test: resistant to moisture, temperature difference and light pollution.
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Hardcover magnetic button box

The design is based on international boutique-class packaging to create a hand-made hardcover magnetic button box. The box is wrapped with art paper that has import material feeling. On the surface of the paper, three-dimensional bronzing treatment is applied to give a mature, restraining, and fashionable style. 
When you open the box, specifically tailor-made design of its internal space allows the picture to sit properly inside and will not be damaged any during transportation. The box is quite handy and convenient for transportation.

Packing size : 7.5×7.3×85cm
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