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Hanging Scroll Depicting Liu Hai

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
506
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Scroll Depicting Liu Hai, China, in the manner of Wang Zhen (1867-1938), standing holding a toad in his hands, poem in cursive script with signature and three seals including a collector's seal in the bottom right corner, dated "yichou" (1925), ink and light color on paper, painting 51 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor buckling and spotty stains.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Wang Zhen, Arts in China, Asian art, Calligraphy, Chinese art, Chinese characters, Cursive, Hanging scroll, Penmanship, Seal, China

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