Details about The Reeves Collection of Chinese Watercolours c.1820 x4See original listing
29 Mar, 2011 22:43:37 BST
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Hayling Island, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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|Original/ Repro:||Reproduction||Subject:||Butterflies and Flowers|
|Type:||Modern - Limited Edition|
Here we have a beautiful limited edition set 2892 of 5000, framed and authenticated by The British Museum Natural History issued 1988 of The Reeves Collection of Chinese Watercolours c.1820
All in Mint condition and are truly stunning to view, I am only letting go because I no longer have the space to display them, so hoping to let them become someone else's treasured items.
They are (and certificates of authenticity are affixed to reverse and stamped/signed on each)
1. Hibiscus with Butterflies - Great Mormon Swallowtail, Cabbage White Pieris and a Buckeye Junonia.
2. Morning Glory with Butterflies & Dragonfly - Great Mormon Swallowtail (tail less female form), Great Orange Tip, the yellow butterfly is possibly Catopsilia, the blue butterfly is possibly a cross between Cynthia / Junonia, Dragonfly unidentified.
3. Rose with Butterflies & Dragonfly - Great Mormon Swallowtail, Buckeye butterfly: Blue Pansy, Unidentified Dragonfly.
4. Camellia with Butterflies - Great Mormon Swallowtail, Buckeye butterfly: Lemon Pansy, the white butterfly is possibly an Appias species.
Each weigh 1800g and frame dimensions 52.5 x 45cm.
Preferrence would be collect in person or arrangements made for specialist transportation for buyer to arrange.
There is a web site, where you can view some of the other work in the Reeves Collection but unable to find a site that has these on it, please feel free to browse the other site and get an idea of the worth of The Reeves Collection and the fact that these have been Authenticated. http://www.chinese-porcelain-art.com/acatalog/Chinese_Paintings_Page_1.html. As you'll see most of his items go for a fair sum.
Hence a nice bargain could be grabbed here. NO RESERVE
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