4 March 2003
William Robinson Leigh (1866-1955)
signed 'W.R Leigh' (lower left)
oil on board
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 10 cm.)
Estate of Dr. Carl McCombe, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1950.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru