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Hanging Scroll Depicting a Shangshui Landscape

Auction:
2810B
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2810B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 16, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Scroll Depicting a Shangshui Landscape, China, with figures sitting in a pavilion near the water, ink and color on silk, inscribed with a poem from Lanting Xiuxi (Preface to the Poems Collected from the Orchid Pavilion) by Wang Xizhi, signed "Zhengming" with a seal, 42 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

in a stable condition with repaired tears; horizontal creases, minor loss of pigments and details.


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, Orchid Pavilion, Wang Xizhi

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