PAIR ANTIQUE DOOR W PAINTED BOYS
FEATURES: This wonderful pair of door is very special. Shorter and wider, they were made specially for the young sons of the family. Hand painted images of boys playing a ball game express great pride and happiness. The boy's outfits and the game they are engaged in indicate western influence on the family, a sign of wealth and social status in the late 19th century . Vases are symbolic in the Chinese culture for "safety and good health". Prunus Blossom Bonsai indicates beauty and strength.
DIMENSIONS: 55" w x 55" h x 3" d (57.5" high including the dowels)
MATERIALS: Solid Wood
CONSTRUCTION: Hand made. Hand painted Tenons and Mortises.
ORIGIN: Shan Xi province
ERA: 19th-20th century