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Subject: Emperor Asian Scroll
Posted By: shedrick Thu, Mar 08, 2018 IP:

What Emperor was this?

Subject:Re: Emperor Asian Scroll
Posted By: rat Thu, Mar 08, 2018

This is an ancestor portrait featuring a woman rather than a man, dressed in garb befitting the wife of a senior civil servant. The seals include at least one fake seal imitating a Qianlong imperial seal. The picture is probably quite recently made in imitation of late 19th/early 20th century ancestor portraits. However the photographs you posted don't really allow a clear answer.

Subject:Re: Emperor Asian Scroll
Posted By: shedrick Sat, Mar 10, 2018

thanks Rat. It seems that faking is a part of this industry, if in the US, or England etc...

so how is one to know? bring it to the Asian Art Forum.

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