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

$308$250
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Scroll Calligraphy, China, Li Shizeng (1881-1973), dated 1925, a running script couplet: "knowledge can make one connect the past and present; passion for literature can make one happy and live in harmony," signed "li yuying," with one artist seal "li shizeng yuying zhi yin," inscribed "upon Mr. Yun Qin's request in 1948 and done in the summer of 1949," ink on paper, calligraphy 12 x 27 in.

Note: Li Shizeng is the founder and former director of the Palace Museum.
Estimate $500-700

overall in fair condition with creases and repaired cuts and wears.



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Keywords

Yun Qin, China