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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Hand Scroll Depicting Eighteen Luohans

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Hand Scroll Depicting Eighteen Luohans, China, after Ding Yunpeng (1547-1628),the figures at various pursuits, accompanied by mythical animals and figures of the Master Xuanzhang and his disciples, in a continuous twelve-part scene, signed "Ding Yunpeng" without seal, and the Vinaya Pitaka (The Basket of the Discipline) calligraphy in regular script on paper, a collector's seal reading "Dongwu Liu Yanting Suocang Jinshi shuhua ji," (it was collected by Liu Yanting [1793-1853]),ink and color on silk, painting 12 1/4 x 154 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

beginning part torn and detached, numerous repairs and discolorations on silk, minor tears along edges of paper support, calligraphy part 12 1/4 x 156 3/4, overall lg. more than 310 in.

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