Lot 253
  • 253

CHINA, ZHOU PEICHUN, 2 ALBUMS OF WATERCOLOURS, [LATE NINETEENTH-EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY]

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • Two albums of Chinese¬†watercolours. [China, late nineteenth or early twentieth century]
2 volumes, oblong folio (255 x 325mm.), 205 watercolour and gouache paintings, accompanying text in Chinese, each bearing red stamp of the artist, original blue silk over boards, minor occasional creasing or staining, boards worn

Condition

Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

FINE WATERCOLOURS SHOWING CHINESE LIFE. Zhou Pei Chun was a Chinese painter from Beijing, who flourished during late Qing Dynasty. Pei Chun and his studio produced albums of paintings depicting occupations, costumes and customs of China, that were usually sold to foreigners.
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