1498
1498

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN IMPERIAL EXAMINATION CHEAT SHEET
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1498

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN IMPERIAL EXAMINATION CHEAT SHEET
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN IMPERIAL EXAMINATION CHEAT SHEET
QING DYNASTY
ink on silk, fully written to the front and back in small kaishu characters with selected texts from the book Mencius, comprising a total of approximately forty-eight titled paragraphs and over twenty-eight thousand characters
Length 39 5/8  in., 100.5 cm; Width 13 3/4  in., 35 cm
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Provenance

Edward Barrett (according to label).
Acquired in China prior to 1949.

Catalogue Note

The present lot bears a label reading Ba Rande. This was the Chinese name of the dealer Edward Barrett, who actively collected materials of this type in China for sale in the US during 1920s.

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