This seems vintage and has something to do with ancient weapons and could be Japanese. There is an animal or a personage or deity at the top of the stand and a few marks. It look like silk or maybe parchment or paper of some type. It measures 33.5 by 24 inches. I wish I knew more.
Recent antique store sale/Item came from a Redondo Beach, CA, collector
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This combines Western perspective and shadowing with a Eastern imagery. The dress of the two figures is Southeast Asian - Thai / Laotian etc.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique Southeast Asian ink on vellum landscape picture
late 19th Century
Centering two figures in a raised armory with Fu Lion motif and character inscriptions.
24 by 33 1/2 inches in a beautiful burl and gilt frame
PROVENANCE: Acquired from an antique store sale; previously with a Redondo Beach, CA, collector
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