12-03-2010 12-03-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 09:00 AMCalender

Modern Painting

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


Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of birds and red leaves in the style of Teng Changyou, inscribed, signed "Daqian ju shi Yuan at Dunhuang Mogao Grotto," dated the ninth month of xinyi year (1941), mounted in hanging scroll format, with three seals, 27 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: Formerly in the private collection of the family of Yeh Gongchao (George Yeh) (1904-1981).

N.B. Yeh Gongchao was the head of the Administration of the Foreign Affairs of Republic of China from 1950-1956, and was the ambassador to the United States from 1956-1961.

Estimate $6,000-8,000


China, George Yeh, Yeh Gongchao, head of Republic of China, head, N.B. Yeh Gongchao, Administration of the Foreign Affairs, United States