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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

TWO BLUE AND WHITE 'BIRD' SEAL PASTE BOXES AND COVERS REPUBLIC PERIOD, BY WANG BU
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 325,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
119

PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

TWO BLUE AND WHITE 'BIRD' SEAL PASTE BOXES AND COVERS REPUBLIC PERIOD, BY WANG BU
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 325,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

TWO BLUE AND WHITE 'BIRD' SEAL PASTE BOXES AND COVERS REPUBLIC PERIOD, BY WANG BU
both of compressed circular form and similarly decorated, each meticulously painted in varying tones of underglaze blue, the first with a bird perching on rockwork, the box with two fish swimming among waterweed; the second with a bird fluttering amid grasses, the box with a detached flower spray, both with the artist's studio mark inscribed to the base reading yuanwen wuguo zhizhai ('the Studio of Recognizing My Mistakes') (4)
Diameter 2 7/8  in., 7.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978). 

Important Chinese Art

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New York