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Eight-panel Hyoje Munjado Screen

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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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, late 19th 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 scholarly accoutrements such as books and writing tables, brush pots and scrolls, fans, potted flowers and plants, and fruit in bowls, ink and color on paper, each painting 33 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.

Estimate $4,000-6,000

paper toned with spotty stains, pigment loss and flaking, mounting flaws with some creases, some areas with cuts on paper, unfinished 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

Korea, Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, East Asian culture, Eastern philosophy, Filial piety, Religion in China

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