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Hand Scroll Depicting Eighteen Luohans

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
667
Sold for:
$39,975$32,500

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

Description:

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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Keywords

Arahants, Bodhisattvas, China, Ding Yunpeng, Eighteen Arhats, Liu, Seal, Vinaya Pitaka, Yanting County

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