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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1201

    WANG YUANQI (1642-1715)/ WANG JINGMING (1668-1721)/ SHEN ZONGJING(1669-1735)/ ZOU YUANDOU (18TH CENTURY)/ AND OTHERS

    Scholar's Rocks

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    WANG YUANQI (1642-1715)/ WANG JINGMING (1668-1721)/ SHEN ZONGJING(1669-1735)/ ZOU YUANDOU (18TH CENTURY)/ AND OTHERS
    Scholar's Rocks
    Album of eleven leaves, ink and color on paper/gold-flecked paper/silk
    Each leaf measures 9 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. (24.6 x 30.8 cm.)
    Inscribed and signed by Wang Yuanqi, with three seal
    Inscribed and signed by Wang Jingming, with two seals
    Further inscribed by thirteen artists, with a total of twenty-six seals
    Ten inscriptions by Chen Pengnian (1663-1723), signed, with a total of twenty-two seals
    Titleslip, inscribed, with two seals, dated winter, jiwei year of the Qianlong era (1739)


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 19 September 1995, lot 123


    Literature

    S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 41.