Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Set of Twelve Silk and Weaving Pictures, depicting the silk production process

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
627
Sold for:
$615$500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Set of Twelve Silk and Weaving Pictures, depicting the silk production process, from picking mulberry leaves, raising silkworms, spinning cocoons, reeling filament, step-by-step until the raw silk threads and final silk yarns, two Chinese characters on the right side of each painting describing the specific procedure, ink and color on pith paper, framed and glazed, painting 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

old worn rice papers, some with stains, some with major tears, some missing edges.


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

Angkor Silk Farm, Bombyx mori, Hexapoda, Lepidoptera, Sericulture, Silk, Spinning, Textile arts, Thai silk, Weaving, Yarn

Departments

Specialists