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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 343

    A BAMBOO WRIST-REST, BY HSU PING-FANG, CIRCA 1980

    Price Realised  

    A BAMBOO WRIST-REST, BY HSU PING-FANG, CIRCA 1980
    delicately carved to the outer suface leaving a design in the pale skin of the branch, the image based on a painting, depicting a tree and laefy bamboo issuing from behind pierced rockwork, a carved signature down the left side of the rest reading 'For the correction of Mr. Ip Yee, (taken from a) painting by Wu Yang-mu, carved by Hsu Ping-fang, with square relief seal: Hsu. -- 8 5/8in. (21.9cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Prviously from the Dr. Ip Yee collection, Hong Kong; carved expressly for Dr. Ip.