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Ancestor Portraits

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1192
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Ancestor Portraits, China, late 19th century, ink and colors on paper, mounted in hanging scroll format, depiction of a second-ranking civil official in chao fu, and chao zhu, wearing a badge displaying a golden pheasant symbolizing his rank, accompanied by his wife in red dragon robe, both seated in a studio in front of an ink screen and a variety of antique objects on a large table, 49 1/2 x 30 in.
Estimate $250-350

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China, second-ranking civil official

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