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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    CHEN QINGYUN, A HAND SCROLL, DATED 1865

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHEN QINGYUN, A HAND SCROLL, DATED 1865
    painted in ink and colours on silk, with a multitude of brightly coloured butterflies in flight above chrysanthemums, peonies and grasses -- 16in. x 64in. (40.6cm. x 162.6cm.), signed, sealed and dated 'a winter month in yichou year of the Tongzhi period', silk mounts and weighted scroll ends.


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