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YAO SHOU (1423-1495)
YAO SHOU (1423-1495)
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EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 948-956)This collection was built by a private Japanese collector during the early 20th Century. 9 lots of Chinese classical paintings and calligraphy will be offered in this sale, plus another 6 lots (1344-1349) of modern works to be auctioned in our Fine Chinese Modern Paintings sale on 28 May 2019, and 13 lots (1689-1701, 21-27 May) in Exquisite Eye, Christie’s online sale.
YAO SHOU (1423-1495)

Calligraphy in Running-Cursive Script

YAO SHOU (1423-1495)
Calligraphy in Running-Cursive Script
Handscroll, ink on paper
32.5 x 822 cm. (12 3/4 x 323 5/8 in.)
Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist
Dated twelfth day, second month, renchen year of the Chenghua period (1472)
Colophons by Zhang Tingji (1768-1848), Wu Rongguang (1773-1843), Wu Tingkang (1799-?) and Zhang Bingkun (19th Century), with a total of seven seals
Six collector’s seals, including two of Jin Chuansheng (19th-20th Century), twelve seals on paper margins and one partial seal on paper margin
Titleslip by Nagao Uzan (1864-1942), with two seals

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