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Two Ancestral Portraits

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
482
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Two Ancestral Portraits, China, 20th century, of man and woman, possibly a couple, both seated in a chair dressed in formal robes and headdresses, each with a rank badge depicting a pheasant, ink and color on paper with details in gold, fabric mat, painting 34 3/4 x 21 in.
Estimate $300-500

color loss, some creases, trace of stains and tears now stablized.


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, Culture, Insignia, Korean embroidery, Mandarin square, Painting, Vietnamese clothing, Vietnamese culture

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