Thu, 28th May 2020 10:00

Asian Art - Live Online

 
  Lot 86
 

86

Lu Ping (b.1961)

Lu Ping (b.1961)
LANDSCAPE 1, a snowy canal scene
Woodblock, 1999, signed, titled, dated and numbered 73/150 in pencil on the lower margin
sheet 48 x 59.3cm approximately, unframed;
Wang Weide (b.1944)
MORNING OF SUN VALLEY, morning sun shining light into the gorge of a narrow river valley in China
Woodblock, 2005, signed, titled, dated and numbered 7/8 in pencil on lower margin
sheet 47.5 x 58cm approximately, unframed;
Li Yonggang (b.1973)
THE ECLOGUE OF HIGHLAND, a herdsman grazing his sheep between a river and the foot of mountains
Woodblock, 2006, signed, dated, titled and numbered 21/30 in pencil on lower margin
sheet 50 x 75cm approximately, unframed (3)

卢平 周庄一景 版画 1999
王维德 太阳洼的早晨 版画 2005
李永刚 高原牧歌 版画 2006
一组三件

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Sold for £220


Condition Report

Provenance: Landscape: Artelino, Icking, Germany, July 2008.
Morning Sun: Artelino, Icking, Germany, December 2007.
The Eclogue of Highland: Artelino, Icking, Germany, June 2007.

Condition: Landscape 1 - some light soft handling creases throughout. Occasional large spots of discolouration, mostly in margins. A few small spots of dark grey foxing. Ink colours strong. A small piece of tape verso at top of sheet
Morning of sun valley - Scattered soft handling creases throughout inluding some quite visible half moon creases in right margin - paper is thin. Light line indents around the image, probably from the printing process. Ink a little thin in areas but otherwise colour good
Highland - some light half moon creases to margins. Light dirt to margins. The ink used to print this is very thick, almost paint like, and some has cracking.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Thu, 28th May 2020


The current pandemic does not seem to have affected the Asian Art market with prices and interest remaining strong. 

We are pleased to include in our forthcoming Asian Art sale an extraordinary kesi scroll, the magnificent embroidery depicting the celebration of the birthday of Queen Mother of the West.  We also include the wonderful embroidery collection of Mr and Mrs Leitch, who lived in China from the late 19th century to the 1930s and a fabulous collection of Yixing zisha teapots and Japanese woodblock prints in the sale. 

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