7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Chen Shu (1660-1736), a handscroll
in ink on silk, depicting a continuous scene of swallows amongst prunus, chrysanthemums, irises, peonies and willow -- 9½in. x 129½in. (24.1cm. x 328.9cm.), signed and sealed, brocade mount and silk end section.
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