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Pair of Calligraphy Couplet Hanging Scrolls

Auction:
3053T
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$86$70

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Auction:
Discovery - 3053T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Calligraphy Couplet Hanging Scrolls, China, ink on paper, in the manner of Sun Wen (1866-1925), each with seven characters, translates to "willing to study for ten years, and would like to sail through wind and waves for thousands of miles," undated, sealed "Sun Wen," 63 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200


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Keywords

Sun Wen, Arts in China, Calligraphy, Chinese art, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese characters, Chinese culture, Chinese painting, Couplet, East Asian calligraphy, Hanging scroll, Language, Writing, China

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