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Two Hand Scroll Calligraphies, China, 20th century, signed by "zhong he" with artist's seal "zhonghe zhiyin,"

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Two Hand Scroll Calligraphies, China, 20th century, signed by "zhong he" with artist's seal "zhonghe zhiyin," one with four large Chinese characters and inscription of an old chinese saying "Zhongyannier," (honest advice is often unpleasant to the ear), dated 1984, ink on paper, 12 x 50; one with a famous poem in cursive script, describing Qingming Festival, a Chinese memorial day, dated 1984, ink on paper, 27 x 15 in.
Property of a New England collector.
Estimate $200-400

loose calligraphy with some tears to a corner, otherwise in good condition.


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Keywords

China, Calligraphy, Chinese characters, Chinese folk religion, Cursive, Language, Qingming Festival, Seal, Writing

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