Ancestral painting of a couple seated before a table displaying the husband’s ancestral tablet and two vases. The embroidered “bu-zi”, or Mandarin squares on their robes are of Mandarin ducks, indicating an eighth level ranking Civil Servant in the Ching Imperial Court.

Dimensions 110 × 178 cm
Material

Origin

China

Period

Late Qing Dynasty (1870 to 1900)