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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A set of twelve Chinese paintings mounted on scrolls

Qing Dynasty, mid 19th century

Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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132

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A set of twelve Chinese paintings mounted on scrolls

Qing Dynasty, mid 19th century

Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A set of twelve Chinese paintings mounted on scrolls

Qing Dynasty, mid 19th century

ink and colour on silk, each mounted as a hanging scroll, together forming a large painting depicting a courtly mansion set in a garden and landscape setting, with figures engaged in leisurely pursuits and a central scene of a couple receiving guests in a large courtyard.  The far left scroll with Chinese characters to the upper left corner.  The characters translate to 'Painted during the tenth lunar month of the jiazi-year of the Kangxi reign'.


height overall 7 ft. 5 in.; height of painting 6 ft. 2 3/4 in.; width of each scroll 19 in.
226.1 cm; 189.9 cm; 48.3 cm
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Provenance

P.C. Lu & Co., Hong Kong, 1973

Richard C. von Hess

Sold in these rooms, Property from the Estate of the Late Richard C. von Hess, June 16, 1998, lot 426

A Celebration of the English Country House

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New York