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A CARVED BAMBOO 'THREE HORSES' WRISTREST, SIGNED LIN JIEHOU
20TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
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727
A CARVED BAMBOO 'THREE HORSES' WRISTREST, SIGNED LIN JIEHOU
20TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
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A CARVED BAMBOO 'THREE HORSES' WRISTREST, SIGNED LIN JIEHOU
20TH CENTURY
of arched rectangular form, carved to the top with three horses frolicking in a landscape, accompanied by an inscription reading yumi qianliju xianyou yanzhongjing (one needs to have the eye before finding a good horse), followed by another inscription xinwei xia siyue Wujun Peng Shounian zuo (painted by Peng Shounian of Wujun in the summer, on the fourth month of xinwei year), the lower left with two seals, one reading Lingyingxuan cang (collected by the Studio of Shadow Forest), the other reading Lin Jiehou kan (carved by Lin Jiehou), the bamboo patinated to a golden-brown color
Length 11 3/4  in., 30 cm
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Catalogue Note

Lin Zhaolu (1887-1966), zi Jiehou, a native of Suzhou, Jiangsu province, was a renowned bamboo and seal carver. The present wristrest appears to be carved based on a painting by the 20th century Wumen School painter Peng Shounian.

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