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Large Ancestral Portrait Painting

Auction:
2910M
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2910M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 16, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Large Ancestral Portrait Painting, China, depicting an official and two women, all seated on chairs, dressed in official robes with embroidered rank badges, composed in a two-tier structure with the man on top, against a multi-panel screen with ink landscapes and calligraphy, ink and color on paper, framed (metal) and glazed (Plexiglas), painting 46 1/2 x 87 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

age deterioration, loss of pigment, creases on paper, minor damage to metal frame.


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

China, Chinese clothing, Insignia, Korean embroidery, Landscape painting, Mandarin square, Painting, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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