Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy

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Date of the auction: 26.05.2021

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WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559) WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559) Watching the Rising Clouds

WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559) Watching the Rising Clouds Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 19.5 x 56.2 cm. (7 5/8 x 22 1/8 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Two collector’s seals

Lot #: 801

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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XU HONGZE (1551-1627) XU HONGZE (1551-1627) Plum Blossom, Orchid and Daffodil

XU HONGZE (1551-1627) Plum Blossom, Orchid and Daffodil Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold-flecked paper 16.5 x 49.5 cm. (6 ½ x 19 ½ in.) Entitled and signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 802

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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YE XIN (17TH - 18TH CENTURY) YE XIN (17TH - 18TH CENTURY) Cowherd

YE XIN (17TH - 18TH CENTURY) Cowherd Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on paper 16.5 x 47.5 cm. (6 ½ x 18 3/4 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated eighth month, dingyou year (1717) Dedicated to Zhongweng

Lot #: 803

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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WANG SHOU (1492-1550) WANG SHOU (1492-1550) Poems in Cursive Script

WANG SHOU (1492-1550) Poems in Cursive Script Fan leaf, ink on gold paper 20 x 60 cm. (7 7/8 x 23 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated summer, gengzi year (1540) Dedicated to Minwang

Lot #: 804

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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QIU YING (ATTRIBUTED TO, Circa 1495-1552) QIU YING (ATTRIBUTED TO, Circa...

QIU YING (ATTRIBUTED TO, Circa 1495-1552) Wading across the Brook Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on gold paper 20 x 56 cm. (7 7/8 x 22 in.) With two seals of the artist

Lot #: 805

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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WANG GUXIANG (1501-1568) WANG GUXIANG (1501-1568) Running-Cursive Script...

WANG GUXIANG (1501-1568) Running-Cursive Script Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 17.7 x 51.5 cm. (7 x 20 ¼ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Chuyu

Lot #: 806

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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WANG ZHIDENG (1535-1612) WANG ZHIDENG (1535-1612) Running Script Calligraphy

WANG ZHIDENG (1535-1612) Running Script Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 17 x 51.5 cm. (6 ¾ x 20 ¼ in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 807

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Peony

CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Peony Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 16.5 x 51.5 cm. (6 ½ x 20 ¼ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Ziyu (Wang Wen, 1497-1576) One collector’s seal

Lot #: 808

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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HUANG HUI (1555-1612) HUANG HUI (1555-1612) Five-Character Poems in...

HUANG HUI (1555-1612) Five-Character Poems in Running-Cursive Script Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 15.5 x 46 cm. (6 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated eighth month, renyin year (1602) Dedicated to Yutai

Lot #: 809

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$100,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ZHANG FENGYI (1527-1613) AND OTHERS ZHANG FENGYI (1527-1613) AND OTHERS...

ZHANG FENGYI (1527-1613) AND OTHERS Seven-Character Poems Dedicated to Kunyuan Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 16.3 x 50 cm. (6 3/8 x 19 5/8 in.) Others include Wang Zhideng (1535-1612), Lu Siren (16th -17th C), Qian Yunzhi (1541-1624), Wen Conglong (16th -17th C) Inscribed and

Lot #: 810

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$100,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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CHEN QIN (16th century) CHEN QIN (16th century) Cursive Script Calligraphy

CHEN QIN (16th century) Cursive Script Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 16 x 50 cm. (6 ¼ x 19 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated summer month, dingyou year (1597) Colophon by Zhengyi Jushi on the mounting

Lot #: 811

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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DONG QICHANG (1555-1636) DONG QICHANG (1555-1636) Hut in the Wood

DONG QICHANG (1555-1636) Hut in the Wood Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 16.5 x 49 cm. (6 ½ x 19 ¼ in.) Entitled and signed, with one seal of the artist Three collector’s seals

Lot #: 812

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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XU YOU (1620-1663) XU YOU (1620-1663) Seven-Character Poem in Cursive Script

XU YOU (1620-1663) Seven-Character Poem in Cursive Script Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 16.5 x 51 cm. (6 ½ x 20 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Shanlao Two collector’s seals

Lot #: 813

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$100,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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WEI XUELIAN (1608-1644) WEI XUELIAN (1608-1644) River Village / Cursive...

WEI XUELIAN (1608-1644) River Village / Cursive Script Calligraphy A set of two fan leaves, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper Painting measures 16.8 x 51.5 cm. (6 5/8 x 20 ¼ in.) Calligraphy measures 17.2 x 52.5 cm. (6 ¾ x 20 5/8 in.) (2)Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist and

Lot #: 814

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Begonia in Moonlight

CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Begonia in Moonlight Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on gold paper 17.5 x 49.5 cm. (6 7/8 x 19 ½ in.) Signed, with two seals of the artist One collector’s seal

Lot #: 815

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Cursive Script Calligraphy

CHEN CHUN (1483-1544) Cursive Script Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 19 x 50.2 cm. (7 ½ x 19 ¾ in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist One collector’s seal

Lot #: 816

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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HUA YAN (1682-1756) HUA YAN (1682-1756) Sparrows on Blossoming Branch

HUA YAN (1682-1756) Sparrows on Blossoming Branch Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on paper 17.5 x 49.5 cm. (6 7/8 x 19 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Yihuang

Lot #: 817

Estimate: HK$70,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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HUA YAN (1682-1756) HUA YAN (1682-1756) Scholars Resting by the Stream

HUA YAN (1682-1756) Scholars Resting by the Stream Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on paper 18 x 52 cm. (7 1/8 x 20 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Peisheng

Lot #: 818

Estimate: HK$70,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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DONG BANGDA (1696-1769) DONG BANGDA (1696-1769) Summer Landscape

DONG BANGDA (1696-1769) Summer Landscape Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on gold paper 17.5 x 51.4 cm. (6 7/8 x 20 ¼ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated summer, wuchen year (1748) Dedicated to Caiqing Three collector’s seals

Lot #: 819

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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QIAN WEICHENG (1720-1772) QIAN WEICHENG (1720-1772) Peonies

QIAN WEICHENG (1720-1772) Peonies Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on gold paper 16.5 x 51.5 cm. (6 ½ x 20 ¼ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dedicated to his third aunt

Lot #: 820

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ZHOU XUN (1649-1729) ZHOU XUN (1649-1729) Puffing Dragon amidst Clouds

ZHOU XUN (1649-1729) Puffing Dragon amidst Clouds Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on paper 18 x 51 cm. (7 1/8 x 20 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Colophon by Bofu, with one seal

Lot #: 821

Estimate: HK$40,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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LIU YONG (1719-1805) LIU YONG (1719-1805) Running Script Calligraphy

LIU YONG (1719-1805) Running Script Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink on paper 18.2 x 55 cm. (7 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated summer, guihai year (1803) Dedicated to Jingchen

Lot #: 822

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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QIAN WEIQIAO (1739-1806) QIAN WEIQIAO (1739-1806) Autumn Mountain

QIAN WEIQIAO (1739-1806) Autumn Mountain Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on paper 18.5 x 58 cm. (7 ¼ x 22 ¾ in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated first day, fourth month, jiwei year of the Jiaqing period (1799

Lot #: 823

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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REN XIONG (1820-1857) REN XIONG (1820-1857) Studio in the Wood

REN XIONG (1820-1857) Studio in the Wood Fan leaf, mounted for framing, ink and colour on gold-flecked paper 19 x 54 cm. (7 ½ x 21 ¼ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated autumn, xinhai year (1851) Dedicated to Chunqing

Lot #: 824

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO ZHAO BOSU...

ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO ZHAO BOSU, 1124-1182) In a Mountainous Village Fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 24.5 x 23.8 cm. (9 5/8 x 9 3/8 in.) With one collector’s seal and one illegible partial seal Six collector’s seals of Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590

Lot #: 825

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO GUO BI, 1280-1335...

ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY, PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO GUO BI, 1280-1335) Returning to the Retreat Album leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 25 x 23.3 cm. (9 7/8 x 9 1/8 in.) With three collector’s seals, including one of Pang Laichen (1864-1949) on the mounting Titleslip on the

Lot #: 826

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) Children at...

ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) Children at Play Album leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 27 x 28.5 cm. (10 5/8 x 11 ¼ in.) With two collector’s seals of Xian Yuanbian (1525-1590) and three illegible partial seals

Lot #: 827

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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WITH SIGNATURE OF XU XI (14th - 15TH CENTURY) WITH SIGNATURE OF XU XI (14th...

WITH SIGNATURE OF XU XI (14th - 15TH CENTURY) White Prunus and Bird Round fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 23.2 x 25 cm. (9 1/8 x 9 7/8 in.) Signed Two collector’s seals, including one of Liu Guo Chun (1887-1978

Lot #: 828

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) Kuixing the...

ANONYMOUS (14th - 15th CENTURY) Kuixing the Deity Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 101 x 54 cm. (39 ¾ x 21 ¼ in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 829

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 May 2021

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LU JI (CIRCA 1475-1503) LU JI (CIRCA 1475-1503) Cranes on Pine

LU JI (CIRCA 1475-1503) Cranes on Pine Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 166 x 101 cm. (65 3/8 x 39 ¾ in.) Signed, with one illegible seal

Lot #: 830

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 26 May 2021