March 19, 2011 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 155
 

155

Important Chinese "100 Boys" kesi panel
early qing dynasty

Large panel worked to show assemblage of boys engaged in playful activity among foliage, birds and auspicious creatures in a mountainous landscape with architectural structures below swirling clouds; the whole composition surmounted by a wide band containing a pair of phoenix among auspicious symbols.

H: 93 1/2 in. W: 70 in.

Provenance: Property of a Wilmington Gentleman
Purchased in London during the 1920s
For a similar example see; Sothebys lot 59, Jul 2006, London.

Sold for $75,000
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Large panel worked to show assemblage of boys engaged in playful activity among foliage, birds and auspicious creatures in a mountainous landscape with architectural structures below swirling clouds; the whole composition surmounted by a wide band containing a pair of phoenix among auspicious symbols.

Provenance: Property of a Wilmington Gentleman
Purchased in London during the 1920s
For a similar example see; Sothebys lot 59, Jul 2006, London.

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