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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Murals in the Tombs of Tang Dynasty Li Hsien

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Murals in the Tombs of Tang Dynasty Li Hsien, by Shaanxi Provincial Museum, published by Cultural Relics Publishing Co., Beijing, 1974, large portfolios of forty color illustrations of murals, from one of the largest Tang dynasty tombs (excavated 1971-1972),depicting the occupant's preeminent social position and lavish lifestyle, with fitted box, 21 x 15 in.
Provenance: Collection of Christopher and Roberta Bickford
Estimate $300-500

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Roberta Bickford, Beijing