2758
2758

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF GEORGE C.C.HO, LOT 2750-2764

Wen Peng 1498-1573
LI BAI’S POEM IN RUNNING SCRIPT
Estimation
380 000420 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
2758

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF GEORGE C.C.HO, LOT 2750-2764

Wen Peng 1498-1573
LI BAI’S POEM IN RUNNING SCRIPT
Estimation
380 000420 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Classical Chinese Paintings

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Hong Kong

Wen Peng 1498-1573
LI BAI’S POEM IN RUNNING SCRIPT
inscribed and signed Wen Peng, dated renzi year of Jiajing period (1552) and with two seals of the artist
Titleslip by Juting and dated xinmao
with five collector's seals of Jin Xiezhong (1908-1974)
ink on paper, album of twenty-three leaves
each 27 by 14.5 cm. 10 5/8  by 5 3/4  in. (23).
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Provenance

Christie's New York, Fine Chinese Paintings, Calligraphy, and Rubbings, 19 September 1995, Lot 75

Description

Born in Shanghai, China, George C. C. Ho educated himself as a young man by traveling extensively and acquired a taste for the finer things early in life. His charisma fostered friendships with influential people around the world. His family was in the coal business. He branched into the shipping business before leaving China in 1949 for the relative safety of Hong Kong. In 1959, he relocated his family to New York where he resided until his death at 98 in 2017.

Mr. Ho amassed a fine collection of Chinese paintings, calligraphy, jewelry, furniture and other objects of art. He had a deep appreciation of everything Chinese, especially old and classical pieces. His efforts in collecting began in Hong Kong and intensified after retirement through his association with experts at international auction houses. He enjoyed the research and auction processes as much as the acquisitions themselves.

Fine Classical Chinese Paintings

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Hong Kong