03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Hanging Scroll Depicting Blooming Plum Branches

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


Hanging Scroll Depicting Blooming Plum Branches, China, Liu Haisu (1896-1994), against a mica background, inscribed, signed with seal, and dated "dinghai" (1947) on painting, an inscription meaning "Sent by Yang Jiayu to Zeng Yin as a gift in 1966" on the fabric matt with a date "bingwu" (1966), ink and color on paper, painting 58 x 14 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

numerous horizontal creases, two horizontal tears, multiple traces of repaired creases to paper, some trace of retouches on painting, prevalent foxing in progress particularly to the fabric matte.

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Yang Jiayu, China