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Eight-panel Hyoje Munjado Screen

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2843B
Lot:
482
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Eight-panel Hyoje Munjado Screen, Korea, 20th century, with eight pictorial ideographs depicting the eight Confucian virtues including Hyo (Filial Piety), Je (Fraternity), Chung (Loyalty), Shin (Trust), Ye (Propriety), Ui (Justice), Yeom (Integrity), and Chi (Conscience), along with symbolic flora and fauna, ink and color on silk, each painting 35 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

repaired cuts to 4th and 7th panels, overall molding and discoloration in progress, pigment loss and flaking to some area, pencil underdrawing visible to some area, minor punctures.


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

Korea, Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, De, East Asian culture, Eastern philosophy, Filial piety, Virtue

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