Beautiful pair of Cantonese export paintings. Painted with mineral pigments on silk. Popular during the 19th century. Portrayed are typical scenes of daily life of a court maiden and court archer. She is coyly holding her scarf and sharing an amusing thought.
He is a court archer with a special rank which is shown by his clothing. Paintings are displayed in wooden frames. Provinence of Aitken Dott & Son from Edinburgh, Scottland.
Age: 19th century. Size: 10.5″ H x 7.5″ L