15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 21,250
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
A LARGE KESI HANGING SCROLL OF THE 'THREE STAR GODS'
LATE QING DYNASTY
Finely woven with Shouxing (the god of Longevity) holding a large peach, Fuxing (the god of Happiness) holding a young boy while another young boy stands in front, and Luxing (the god of Affluence) holding a ruyi scepter, woven in rich shades of russet, blue, green, pink, black and gold thread, with some painted details
65½ x 36 in. (166.4 x 91.5 cm.)
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Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY