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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

Two famille-rose 'figural' plaques, 20th century

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

both of rectangular form, one depicting Tao Yuanming appreciating chrysanthemum flowers, the sage conversing with a young boy carrying a jardiniere of flowers in a garden setting, artist's seal of Wang Dafan in iron-red lower right; the other depicting the story of Su Shi visiting the Red Cliff, with three figures in a boat, one with his hand raised pointing to the moon rising above rocky cliffs whilst his companions look up in that direction, an inscription in black signed Wang Dafan and dated renwu (1942) with a red seal, both framed
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46 x 29.5 cm (each, including frame)

  • Lot Sold $100,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $122,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Condition Report

Generally good condition.

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Specialists

Guy Cairnduff

Head

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Guy Cairnduff


Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
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T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Geoffrey Smith
  

Ann Roberts

Ann Roberts

Specialist Consultant, Asian Art

Arts & Design
Melbourne
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E: Ann Roberts

Anthony Hurl

Specialist Consultant

Arts & Design
Adelaide
T: +61 (0)8 7225 7836
E: Anthony Hur
       

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard

Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Fiona Hayward

     


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