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

Painting Depicting a Flock of Cranes

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


Painting Depicting a Flock of Cranes, China, in the manner of Lu Zhi (1496-1576), inscribed at lower left "in imitation of song dynasty court painters," titled Going to the feast together, dated "Jiaqing yichou" (1565), signed "lu zhi," with two artist's seals, ink and color on silk, framed and glazed (with Plexiglas), painting 72 1/2 x 54 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

not examined out of frame. silk support severely deteriorated with numerous tears including long tears along two vertical folds dividing it into three parts, prevalent losses of depiction details and pigments along the tears, traces of repairs and retouches.

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