12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender
1454

Circulating Note

$3,318$2,800
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2528B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Circulating Note, China, Ming dynasty, Hongwu reign (1368-1398), Yi Guan, with ten strings of cash coins on the top center, legends from Hu Bu (Minister of Revenue) on the bottom center dictating the punishment for counterfeiting and reward for informants, encircled by dragon borders, two red seals to the front and one to the back, on dark gray mulberry paper, (very good condition, minor loss to the u.l. border, faded), framed and glazed, 13 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.


Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

China, Hu Bu, Minister