Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy

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Date of the auction: 29.11.2021

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ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY) Pheasant, Birds and Flowers A set of two hanging scrolls, ink and colour on silk Each scroll measures 130 x 76 cm. (51 1/8 x 30 in.) (2)Without signature or seal

Lot #: 801

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (16TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (16TH CENTURY) Plum Blossoms and Bird Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 24 x 17.3 cm. (9 ½ x 6 ¾ in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 802

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY) Water Moon Guanyin Hanging scroll, ink on silk 91.5 x 39 cm. (36 x 15 3/8 in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 803

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WU WEI (1459-1508)

WU WEI (1459-1508) Scholar Seeking for Prunus Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 151 x 96.5 cm. (59 ½ x 38 in.) Signature scratched, with one illegible seal

Lot #: 804

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WITH SIGNATURE OF QIU YING (16TH-17TH CENTURY)

WITH SIGNATURE OF QIU YING (16TH-17TH CENTURY) Blue and Green Landscape Handscroll, ink and colour on silk 31 x 155 cm. (12 ¼ x 61 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Two collector’s seals

Lot #: 805

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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CHAI CHUN (16TH–17TH CENTURY)

CHAI CHUN (16TH–17TH CENTURY) Buddha Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 178 x 95 cm. (70 x 37 3/8 in.) Signed Two colophons bearing names of monks who made donation to the temple

Lot #: 806

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (14TH-15TH CENTURY) Autumn Mountains Hanging scroll, ink on silk 82.3 x 42.3 cm. (32 3/8 x 16 5/8 in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 807

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ZHANG RUITU (1570-1641)

ZHANG RUITU (1570-1641) Running Script Calligraphy Hanging scroll, ink on satin 108.5 x 34 cm. (42 ¾ x 13 3/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated mid-autumn, renshen year (1632) Two collector’s seals, including one of Hong En (17th Century

Lot #: 808

Estimate: HK$700,000 - HK$900,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (15TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (15TH CENTURY) Bird on the Branch Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 25 x 26.3 cm. (9 ¾ x 10 ¼ in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 809

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (15TH-16TH CENTURY) Birds on Blossoming Branches Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 99 x 58 cm. (39 x 22 7/8 in.) Without signature or seal Entitled and attributed to Xu Xi (937-975) on the mounting Four collector’s seals: two of Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590) and two of An Chi

Lot #: 810

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (16TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (16TH CENTURY) Quails and Bamboo Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 104.5 x 50 cm. (41 1/8 x 19 5/8 in.) Without signature or seal

Lot #: 811

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ZHOU ZHIMIAN (CIRCA 1550-1610)

ZHOU ZHIMIAN (CIRCA 1550-1610) Flowers and Birds Hanging scroll,ink and colour on silk 109.2 x 43.5 cm. (43 x 17 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated spring, renyin year of the Wanli period (1602) Titleslip by Leshi Youju

Lot #: 812

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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MA QUAN (17TH-18TH CENTURY)

MA QUAN (17TH-18TH CENTURY) Flowers and Rock Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 99 x 45.7 cm. (39 x 18 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated second month, fifteenth day, renxu year (1742

Lot #: 813

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SHEN QUAN (1682-1762)

SHEN QUAN (1682-1762) Paradise Flycatchers and Camellias Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk 126.3 x 47.3 cm. (49 ¾ x 18 5/8 in.) Signed, with three seals of the artist

Lot #: 814

Estimate: HK$180,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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SUN YI (17TH -18TH CENTURY)

SUN YI (17TH -18TH CENTURY) Birds and Blossoms A pair of hanging scrolls, ink and colour on silk Each scroll measures 72.5 x 38 cm. (28 ½ x 15 in.) (2)Each scroll inscribed and signed, with a total of six seals of the artist Dated spring, bingxu year (1706

Lot #: 815

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ZHANG ZONGCANG (1686-1756)

ZHANG ZONGCANG (1686-1756) Mountain in the Rain Hanging scroll, ink on paper 63 x 27 cm. (24 ¾ x 10 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated twelfth month, jisi year of the Qianlong period (1749) One collector’s seal

Lot #: 816

Estimate: HK$350,000 - HK$550,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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GU LINSHI (1865-1930)

GU LINSHI (1865-1930) Studio in the Forest Handscroll, ink and colour on paper 26 x 189 cm. (10 ¼ x 74 3/8 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated summer, yimao year (1915) and dedicated to Congshi Three collector’s seals

Lot #: 817

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WEN JIA (1501-1583)

WEN JIA (1501-1583) Correspondence Two album leaves mounted as a hanging scroll, ink on paper Each leaf measures 15.8 x 11 cm. (6 ¼ x 4 3/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Huliang (Zhang Xianyi, 1534-1604

Lot #: 818

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$100,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559)

WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559) Five-Character Poem in Running Script Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 146 x 65 cm. (57 ½ x 25 5/8 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist One collector’s seal and one illegible seal

Lot #: 819

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WITH SIGNATURE OF ZHAO MENGJIAN (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

WITH SIGNATURE OF ZHAO MENGJIAN (15TH-16TH CENTURY) Orchids Handscroll in two sections, ink on paper 32 x 91.5 cm. (12 5/8 x 36 in.) 32 x 93.5 cm. (12 5/8 x 36 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Colophons by Yi Hui (1799-1838), Gu Taiqing (1799-1877), Mian Yi (1764-1815) and

Lot #: 820

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ANONYMOUS (16TH-17TH CENTURY)

ANONYMOUS (16TH-17TH CENTURY) Archat Reading Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 111.5 x 50.5 cm. (43 7/8 x 19 7/8 in.) Signed, with nine collector’s seals, including four of Ye Gongchuo (1881-1968) Three illegible seals Frontispiece by Wu Yongwei (1873-1941), with four seals

Lot #: 821

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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HONGZHI (1488-1505)

HONGZHI (1488-1505) Imperial Edict-Award to Wang Shu’s Wife Handscroll, ink on brocade 30.5 x 291 cm. (12 x 114 5/8 in.) Two imperial seals, one of it incomplete Dated twenty-first day, fourth month, twelfth year of Hongzhi period(1499

Lot #: 822

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WITH SIGNATURE OF WANG ANSHI (17TH-18TH CENTURY)

WITH SIGNATURE OF WANG ANSHI (17TH-18TH CENTURY) Calligraphy Handscroll, ink on paper 31.5 x 272 cm. (12 3/8 x 107 1/8 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Colophons by Zhao Mengfu, Wu Kuan, Wu Rongguang and others, with a total of eleven seals Seventeen collector’s seals, including seven of Ye

Lot #: 823

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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VARIOUS ARTISTS (14th-15th CENTURY)

VARIOUS ARTISTS (14th-15th CENTURY) Poems by Tao Zongyi Handscroll in three sections, ink on paper 28.5 x 64.5 cm. (11 ¼ x 25 3/8 in.), 28.2 x 55 cm. (11 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.), 28 x 41.5 cm. (11 x 16 3/8 in.) Artists include Jiao Bocheng (14th Century), Wang Yi (ca. 1333 - ?), Hu Xuan (14th Century) and

Lot #: 824

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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ZHU YUNMING (1460-1526)

ZHU YUNMING (1460-1526) Small Characters in Running Script Album of twenty-six loose leaves, ink on paper Each leaf measures 23 x 7.5 cm. (9 x 3 in.) Colophons by Wang Zhideng (1535-1612), Jide (1819-1871), Wu Hufan (1894-1968) and Ye Gongchuo (1881-1968) Thirty-four collector’s seals, including two

Lot #: 825

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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HUANG DAOZHOU (1585-1646)

HUANG DAOZHOU (1585-1646) Minutes of the Chongzhen Court Handscroll, ink on silk 26.4 x 287 cm. (10 3/8 x 112 15/16 in.) Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist Dated eighteenth day, sixth month, eleventh year of Chongzhen period (1638) Four collector’s seals, including three of Sun

Lot #: 826

Estimate: HK$3,000,000 - HK$4,000,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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LI RIHUA (1565-1635)

LI RIHUA (1565-1635) Landscapes and Calligraphy Album of ten double leaves, ink/ink and colour on paper Each leaf measures 23.5 x 19.6 cm. (9 ¼ x 7 ¾ in.) Ten leaves of Landscapes, each leaf with two seals; ten leaves of Calligraphy, signed with a total of sixteen seals of the artist One leaf dated

Lot #: 827

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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FU SHAN (1605-1690) AND FU MEI (1628-1684)

FU SHAN (1605-1690) AND FU MEI (1628-1684) Landscapes / Flowers Album of six leaves and one loose leaf, ink and colour on paper / silk Each leaf measures 25.5 x 23.5 cm. (10 x 9 ¼ in.) (2)Five leaves signed and two leaves inscribed and signed, with a total of seven seals of the artists Colophons by

Lot #: 828

Estimate: HK$3,500,000 - HK$5,500,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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GU JIANLONG (1606-AFTER 1687)

GU JIANLONG (1606-AFTER 1687) Arhats and Tiger Folding fan, ink and colour on paper 10.7 x 45 cm. (4 ¼ x 17 ¾ in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist One collector’s seal

Lot #: 829

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

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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WU WEI (1636-1699)

WU WEI (1636-1699) Rocks, Plants and Insects Handscroll, ink on paper 22.5 x 427 cm. (8 7/8 x 168 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist Three collector’s seals of Ye Gongchuo (1881-1968) Titleslip by Ye Gongchuo, signed with one seal

Lot #: 830

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 29 Nov 2021