• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2339

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    16 - 17 September 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1056

    MA FUXIANG (1876-1932)

    ONE-STROKE TIGER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MA FUXIANG (1876-1932)
    One-Stroke Tiger
    Hanging scroll, ink on paper
    Four seals of the artist
    52¾ x 25 in. (134 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Ma Fuxiang was of the Hui minority and was born in Gansu province. He was a renowned military governor, scholar, and calligrapher. He was especially known for his large-character depictions of the word "tiger" and an example of his writing can be found on Jade Emperor Peak at Mount Tai.

    Provenance

    William Lipton Ltd., New York, 2005.