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Important Chinese "100 Boys" kesi panel. Early Qing dynasty.  Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Large panel worked to show assemblage of boys engaged in playful activity among foliage, birds and auspicious creatures in a mountainous landscape with architectural structures below swirling clouds; the whole composition surmounted by a wide band containing a pair of phoenix among auspicious symbols. H: 93 1/2 in. W: 70 in.  Estimate $10,000-15,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Wilmington Gentleman
Purchased in London during the 1920s
For a similar example see; Sothebys lot 59, Jul 2006, London.

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Important Chinese "100 Boys" kesi panel. Early Qing dynasty.  Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Worked to show an assemblage of boys among flora, birds and auspicious creatures in a rocky terrestrial landscape below swirling clouds; with partial phoenix band above. H: 92 in. W: 87 in. Estimate $10,000-15,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Wilmington Gentleman
Purchased in London during the 1920s 

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Important Chinese "100 Boys" kesi panel. Early Qing dynasty.  Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Worked to show an assemblage of boys among flora, birds and auspicious creatures in a rocky terrestrial landscape below swirling clouds; with partial phoenix band above. H: 93 in. W: 84 in. Estimate $10,000-15,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Wilmington Gentleman
Purchased in London During the 1920s

Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Arts - Main Floor Gallery - Mar 19 2011 10:00. www.freemansauction.com