06-25-2010 06-26-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2512 Boston
June 25, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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Calligraphy

$1,422$1,200
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2512 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 26, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Calligraphy, Dong Zuobin (1895-1963), oracle bone inscription in red ink, poem after Su Shi, dated a winter day in jiawu year (1954), signed, one seal, 16 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.

N.B. Dong Zuobin, the pioneer scholar in oracle bone inscription, was the archaeologist who first found oracle bones at the Ruins of Yin (from Shang dynasty) in the Xiaodun village in Anyang, and organized the excavation of the site in the 1920s and the 30s. Dong was also among the first group of archaeologists who found the site of Longshan culture in Shandong province, China.
Estimate $250-350

Some creases.

Keywords

Dong Zuobin, archaeologist, B. Dong Zuobin, China, Shandong