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Category: Asian Koi Fish Paintings & Wall Scrolls

Koi Fish and Chrysanthemum Chinese Wall Scroll


Koi Fish and Chrysanthemum Chinese Wall Scroll
154.5cm
60¾"
49.5cm
19½"

Approximate Measurements

Painting: 31.5cm x 98.6cm  ≈  12½" x 38¾"

Silk Scroll: 40.5cm x 154.5cm  ≈  16" x 60¾"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 49.5cm  ≈  19½"

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qiū jú tú

Koi Fish and Chrysanthemum Wall Scroll

A very detailed wall scroll featuring several koi fish and chrysanthemum flowers.

Koi Fish and Chrysanthemum Chinese Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the koi fish artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

The title written in Chinese on this artwork is "Qiu Ju Tu" which basically means "Autumn Chrysanthemum Painting".The other characters include a short inscription and the artist's signature.

Title Information

CharacterPinyinMeaning
qiūqiūAutumn
júChrysanthemum
túPicture

About the Art:

This is a very detailed koi fish painting. You can see almost every scale, individually painted. This artwork is completely hand-painted, and is mounted to a handmade silk wall scroll in our Beijing workshop.


About the Artist:

The artist's name is WenJun (Wen Jun). He lives near Guilin, in Southern China.

This item was listed or modified
Dec 16th, 2008

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Gary's random little things about China:

Where's my fortune cookie?

So after traveling to China, you have just finished your first meal in a real Chinese restaurant.
But the bill comes, and the waiter forgot to bring everyone their fortune cookies!
Well, actually not...
You see, fortune cookies did not come from China (at least not directly).
One legend has it in the late 1800s or early 1900s, a Chinese man running a noodle making shop in San Francisco accidentally mixed a bunch of sugar in his dough, and didn't want to waste it. So he made cookies and stuck papers with people's fortunes on them as a novelty.
In the end, it's really the Chinese visitors to America that are confused when the waiter brings them a blob of sugary noodle dough with a piece of paper stuck in it.

Typical Gallery Price: $240.00

$78.88

SOLD