7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A handscroll, 19th century
in ink and colours on silk, comprising twelve erotic paintings depicting interior scenes with lovers in embraces, being waited on by attendants, some playing musical instruments, others offering refreshments -- each scene 9in.x 7¾in. (22.8cm. x 19.7cm.), silk brocade end section.
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