10 May 2016,
Price realised GBP 104,500
GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000
QI BAISHI (1864-1957)
MICE AND CANDLESTICK
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper.
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist.
13 ½ x 40 in.(34 x 102 cm.),framed
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From the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).
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