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Auction:
2512
Lot:
791
Sold for:
$106,650$90,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2512
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 26, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Handscroll, China, "Si ji shang wan tu" (Appreciating the Four Seasons), ink and colors on silk, 18th century copy of a handscroll painted in the autumn of the twenty-first year of Chenghua reign (equivalent to 1485), as dated on the scroll, one collector's seal, jade clasp, 303 1/2 x 18 in.

Provenance: Purchased in 1985 from Professor Yang Lien-Sheng's (unknown) friend at Harvard University.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Professional repairs to the back of the mount, crackquelures to the mount.

Keywords

China, Harvard University, Yang Lien-Sheng, Professor, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade

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