Pair of Cinnabar Lacquer Panels with Hardstone Birds
Including jade, malachite, lapis lazuli, and mother-of-pearl inlays, the first depicting a pair of magpies amongst prunus blossoms, the second, a pair of mandarin ducks nestling amidst flowering lotus and their seedpods. Rosewood frames
39.6" x 23.8" — 100.5 x 60.5 cm.
Magpies represent a happy marriage and mandarin ducks represent marital constancy
Department: Asian Art