A hanging scroll depicting two cranes on a hillock signed by Zhang Erxue, in ink and colour on silk.
The two cranes standing close together on top of a hillock, surrounded by flowering trees. There is an inscription in black ink at the top left hand corner of the painting with a seal in red below. There is another inscription along the top edge of the reverse of the scroll.
The scroll in mounted on silk and has a wooden top bar to which a cord for hanging is attached. The bottom of the scroll has a round wooden pole to provide necessary weight for display and for rolling the scroll up for storage. At the centre of the textile-covered end of the pole is a star-shaped piece of card bearing an inscription.
|Type of object:||Hanging scroll|
|Type category:||Visual work|
|Current accession number:||1964.8|
|Former accession number:||-|
|Record date:||Tue, 26th Nov 2002|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|