October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
Lot 80
 

80

Woodblock prints of works of Qi Baishi and his contemporary painters, Rongbaozhai edition 北京荣宝斋新记诗笺谱
1955 一九五五年

Two volumes in one brocade slipcase, including fine woodblock reproductions of 80 paintings of Qi Baishi, Wang Mengbai, Chen Banding, Yan Bolong, and other painters.

L: 12 1/2 in.

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Sold for $1,890
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Two volumes in one brocade slipcase, including fine woodblock reproductions of 80 paintings of Qi Baishi, Wang Mengbai, Chen Banding, Yan Bolong, and other painters.

L: 12 1/2 in.

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

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