9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 12,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Two albums of watercolours, early 19th Century
containing thirty-eight and thirty-six paintings respectively on paper, decorated in vibrant colours with various figural scenes including dignitaries with attendants, scholars practising calligraphy at a table, warriors with swords and ladies with gentlemen in garden and river landscapes, each with a small calligraphic panel to the lower left hand corner, original silk covered albums -- each painted leaf 8¼in. x 6¼in. (20cm. x 6cm.). (2)
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