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Handscroll Depicting Auspicious Plants

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Handscroll Depicting Auspicious Plants, China, after Qian Xuan (1235-1305), including a peapod, peach, eggplant, cucumber, grape, daikon, gourd, and garlic, in a row across to the rolled ends, two seals in the bottom left corner, framed and glazed, ink and color on silk, painting 10 1/2 x 70 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

numerous signs of retouches, repaired tears and discoloration to silk support, loss of details due to repairs, not examined out of frame.


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, Asian art, Chinese art, Chinese painting, Cucumber, Cucurbitaceae, Eggplant, Handscroll

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