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Two Wall Hangings

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1351
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Two Wall Hangings, China, a hanging scroll painting depicting two Buddhist messengers riding respectively on a lion and on a dragon to deliver a scroll to heavenly figures above, ink and color on paper, 59 x 27 1/4; and a wall hanging kesi tapestry, depicting Xi Wangmu standing with a woman attendant and phoenix, 61 x 35 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

painting scroll with horizontal tears and creases, loss of pigments and gilt details, top bar missing; tapestry detached from the paper support, severe wears and tears to some areas.


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.

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phoenix, China

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