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Two-leaf Calligraphy

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1442
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Two-leaf Calligraphy, Korea, late 19th century, Kim Ok-Gyun (1851-1894), writing about Sudhana, a Buddhist boy on tour for seeking enlightenment on a page, signed with two seals reading "Kim Ok-gyun in" and his pen name "Go-gyun geo-sa," mounted together on a paper support, 18 1/2 x 29 1/8 in.

Note: Kim Ok-Gyun is a Korean politician who led a failed coup in 1884.
Estimate $300-500

minor tear, creases, stains; foxing in progress.


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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Kim Ok-Gyun, Korea, politician

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