The. legend

Nov 11, 2021. 00:37 UTC
the. legend
Steven
United States of America

Category
Jewelry

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

large handcrafted frame appears to be mahogany wood two ladies drinking tea Japanese or Chinese big white flour behind one of the ladies and some type of design behind the other lady.

Provenance

I do believe it was owned by the rockaports Family in Cleveland not positive of their name later was owned by my grandmother and now by me. I've had it in my possession for over 40 years.

Answered within about 12 hours
Nov 11, 12:59 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$150 - $250 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$250 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Steven,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Chinese export ink on silk or paper picture, in a pierced mahogany frame
20th Century
Depicting two ladies drinking tea, a phoenix bird to the left, a chrysanthemum blossom to the right, the back bearing a faded paper label that reads " THE LEGEND / A charming watercolor with beautiful appreciation of color and design. The figures. are gracefully created? Do well as completely relaxed which gives a delightful color of serenity? _____is a period in the day for exchanging friendly greetings and developing relationships(friendships)?"
(DIMENSIONS)
CONDITION: appears to be in fair condition
PROVENANCE: inherited; possibly owned by the Rockports of Cleveland
$150-250*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Steven ferguson Nov 15, 23:39 UTC

I sent a new Photograph of the back of the art .The writing is difficult to understandI tried to make it as dark as possible

Steven ferguson Nov 17, 01:01 UTC

THE LEGEND(TRANSCRIBED FROM BACK OF THE PICTURE)
A charming watercolor with beautiful appreciation of color and design. The figures. are gracefully created? Do well as completely relaxed which gives a delightful color of serenity? _____is a period in the day for exchanging friendly greetings and developing relationships(friendships)?

Delia Nov 17, 23:57 UTC

Thanks, Steven. The inscription didn't recall a specific story but I appreciate your transcribing it. You're all set.

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