London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
GUAN JIUSI, A HAND SCROLL, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
painted in ink and bright colours on silk, depicting butterflies and insects in flight above fruiting and blossoming trees, before pagodas and pavilions in a rocky tree lined landscape and a meandering river filled with crustaceans, goldfish and carp -- 17½in. x 118¾in. (44.5cm. x 301.6cm.), signed and sealed and with numerous collectors seals, paper and silk mounts with patterned brocade end section.
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