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Framed Gouache Panel

Auction:
2647B
Lot:
532
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$1,680$1,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2647B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Framed Gouache Panel, China, 19th century, in the manner of Tinqua (fl. 1830s-1860s), square, painted with a geometric blossom ground and a shaped central medallion depicting Mandarin officials and ladies at leisure under a pavilion within a garden, the figures embellished with painted ivory faces and silk garments, the ruyi border painted with flowers, fruit, and butterflies on a silver ground; originally part of the interior fitting of an export lacquer shawl box, 18 1/4 x 18 1/4, frame 24 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.

Provenance: Formerly in collection of Carl L. Crossman.
Estimate $800-1,000

with minor loss of paint, creases, and one 1/2" tear to the upper right corner


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Carl L. Crossman, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Ruyi, Shawl

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