04-26-2014 04-26-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2719B Boston
April 26, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
823A

Hanging Scroll

$43,050$35,000
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2719B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 27, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Scroll, China, 20th century, in the manner of Huang Junbi (1898-1991), ink and color on paper, depicting a scholar in a mountain landscape, inscribed and with three seals, overall 83 x 26 1/2, painting 35 x 22 1/2 in.

Provenance: A note on the back of the scroll states that this painting was a gift from Gao Zhiqing, the mayor of Kunming in the early 20th century to Pei Jinju who was the current owner's great grandfather. The current owner's mother emigrated to the United States from Kunming, China, in the 1940s, and brought this painting with her.
Estimate $8,000-10,000


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Keywords

China, Kunming, Pei Jinju, Huang Junbi, mayor, Gao Zhiqing, United States