Ancestral painting of an official dressed in his blue and black court robe and seated on a large, round backed chair draped with an elaborately embroidered mantel of blue and red floral motifs. The embroidered “Bu Zi” (Mandarin square) on his robe is of an egret, indicating his 6th level ranking as a Civil Servant.

Dimensions 71 × 129.5 cm
Material

Origin

China

Period

Late Qing Dynasty (1870 to 1900)