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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    A PAIR OF SILK PAINTINGS MOUNTED AS WOOD SCREENS

    LATE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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    A PAIR OF SILK PAINTINGS MOUNTED AS WOOD SCREENS
    LATE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    The screens are mounted with two landscape paintings on silk, both inscribed with poetic verses and signed by Liu Xiling (1848-1923) with his seals. The wood frame is carved with lotus sprays.
    The paintings, 30 3/8 x 18 7/8 in. (77 x 48 cm.), wood stands


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    Liu Xiling was a painter active in the Zhejiang province during the late Qing dynasty, he was popular for his finger painting technique on various subjects such as landscape, bamboo, rocks, figures and flowers.

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    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTOR