25 mai 2009

'The States Wu and Zhao of Yong'. Anonymous. 18th century

'The States Wu and Zhao of Yong'. Anonymous. 18th century Ink and colour on silk, a set of eight paintings each finely painted with generals, traders and ministers with Bactrian camels, horses and elephants, engaged in various activities including tribute and dialogue, one with four-character inscription reading Wu yu Zhao Yong with two seals, all framed and glazed. 28.5cm x 38.8cm (11¼in x 15¼in). (8). Sold for £10,800 Provenance: a Spanish private collectionNote: The title of the eight paintings can be... [Lire la suite]