Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 28.05.2019

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FU BAOSHI (1904-1965)

FU BAOSHI (1904-1965) Portrait of Du Fu Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 136.9 x 57.2 cm. (53 7/8 x 22 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist and one dated seal of jiachen year (1964) Dated Dragonboat Festival, June 1964

Lot #: 1279

Estimate: HK$25,000,000 - HK$30,000,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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LI KERAN (1907-1989)

LI KERAN (1907-1989) Army Crossing the Yangtze River Hanging scroll, framed, ink and colour on paper 96.2 x 60.3 cm. (37 7/8 x 23 ¾ in.) Inscribed with a poem and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated spring, 1964

Lot #: 1375

Estimate: HK$20,000,000 - HK$30,000,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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LI KERAN (1907-1989)

LI KERAN (1907-1989) Guilin Landscape Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 70 x 50 cm. (27 ½ x 19 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist

Lot #: 1376

Estimate: HK$6,000,000 - HK$8,000,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHAO SHAO'ANG (1905-1998)

ZHAO SHAO'ANG (1905-1998) White Peacock and Red Persimmon Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 175 x 81 cm. (68 7/8 x 31 7/8 in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 1449

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Lake of Five Pavilions Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 60.3 x 96.3 cm. (23 ¾ x 37 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist and one dated seal of dingwei year (1967) Further inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated twelfth

Lot #: 1434

Estimate: HK$15,000,000 - HK$20,000,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Little Bird on a Rock with Bamboo Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 140 x 35 cm. (55 1/8 x 13 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated summer, bingwu year (1966) Dedicated to Madame Zizhuang

Lot #: 1201

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Smartweed and Egret Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 141 x 35.3 cm. (55 ½ x 13 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated summer, dingwei year (1967

Lot #: 1202

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Cicadas on Willow Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 140.5 x 70 cm. (55 3/8 x 27 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated autumn, bingwu year (1966

Lot #: 1203

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Aquatic Life Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 70 x 46.7 cm. (27 ½ x 18 3/8 in.) Inscribed and signed by the artist

Lot #: 1204

Estimate: HK$25,000 - HK$35,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Little Bird and Plum Blossoms / Insect and Flower A pair of scrolls, mounted and framed, ink on paper Each scroll measures 35 x 35 cm. (13 ¾ x 13 ¾ in.) (2)Each painting inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Both dedicated to Madame Zizhuang

Lot #: 1205

Estimate: HK$12,000 - HK$18,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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WU ZUOREN (1908-1997)

WU ZUOREN (1908-1997) Calligraphy Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 69 x 137.5 cm. (27 1/8 x 54 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed by the artist Date 1983 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist in 1983

Lot #: 1206

Estimate: HK$20,000 - HK$30,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973)

ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973) Calligraphy A set of three scrolls, mounted and framed, ink on patterned paper / ink on paper One scroll measures 27.5 x 15.6 cm. (10 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.) One scroll measures 44 x 58 cm. (17 ¼ x 22 ¾ in.) One scroll measures 30.6 x 40 cm. (12 x 15 ¾ in.) (3)Each scroll

Lot #: 1207

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973)

ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973) Calligraphy Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 64.3 x 36 cm. (25 3/8 x 14 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated spring, dingyou year (1957) Dedicated to Piji

Lot #: 1208

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973)

ZHANG SHIZHAO (1881-1973) Calligraphy Hanging scroll, ink on patterned paper 89.5 x 27 cm. (35 ¼ x 10 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated winter, wuzi year (1948

Lot #: 1209

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)

XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997) Verdant Mountains and Pavilions Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 85.3 x 32.8 cm. (33 5/8 x 12 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated winter, jichou year (1949) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent

Lot #: 1210

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)

XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997) Bamboo, Plum Blossom and Two Birds Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 121.6 x 25.5 cm. (47 7/8 x 10 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated autumn, jiashen year (1944) Dedicated to Madame Liu Yiyi Provenance Acquired directly from the

Lot #: 1211

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)

XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997) Lady in the Song Style Hanging scroll, ink and colour on gold-flecked paper 83 x 49.5 cm. (32 5/8 x 19 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated sixth month, bingxu year (1946) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent

Lot #: 1212

Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Pomegranate Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 94.5 x 36.7 cm. (37 ¼ x 14 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 1213

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Calligraphic Couplet A pair of scrolls, mounted and framed, ink on paper Each scroll measures 133.5 x 33.8 cm. (52 ½ x 13 ¼ in.) (2)Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dedicated to Shoushi

Lot #: 1214

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Lady Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 50 x 12.5 cm. (19 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist One collector’s seal

Lot #: 1215

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$250,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Zhong Kui Scroll, mounted and framed, vermilion on paper 86.3 x 39.8 cm. (34 x 15 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated fifth day of the fifth month, renwu year (1942) Provenance From the collection of Zhao Chengzhi. Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 1216

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Two Rabbits Round fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 28.5 cm. (11 ¼ in.) in diameter Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated eighth month, jimao year (1939

Lot #: 1217

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963) / LI ZIHE (1896-1960)

PU RU (1896-1963) / LI ZIHE (1896-1960) Scholar Under Pine/Calligraphy A set of two fan leaves, mounted and framed, ink / ink and colour on paper Each fan leaf measures 18 x 52 cm. (7 1/8 x 20 ½ in.) (2) Scholar Under Pine inscribed and signed by Pu Ru, with two seals of the artist Calligraphy

Lot #: 1218

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) / PU RU (1896-1963)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) / PU RU (1896-1963) Red Lotus / Red Bamboo Folding fan, ink and colour on paper 13 x 41 cm. (5 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.) Red Lotus inscribed and signed by Zhang Daqian, with two seals Red Bamboo signed by Pu Ru, with one seal

Lot #: 1219

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Continuous Mountains Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 11.8 x 169 cm. (4 5/8 x 66 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Provenance Acquired directly from the artist’s wife, Madame Lee Moyun

Lot #: 1220

Estimate: HK$800,000 - HK$1,600,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Birthday Celebration Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 44.3 x 59.5 cm. (17 ½ x 23 3/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Provenance Acquired directly from the artist’s wife, Madame Lee Moyun

Lot #: 1221

Estimate: HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Pavilions at Dusk Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk 44 x 43.5 cm. (17 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Provenance Acquired directly from the artist’s wife, Madame Lee Moyun

Lot #: 1222

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Sakyamuni Buddha Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 129.2 x 45 cm. (50 7/8 x 17 ¾ in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Provenance Acquired directly from the artist’s wife, Madame Lee Moyun

Lot #: 1223

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Red Lotus Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 133 x 57 cm. (52 3/8 x 22 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated summer, fifth month, dinghai year (1947) One collector’s seal 來源 Previously in the collection of Mr Au Chun-hung (1917-1994

Lot #: 1224

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

Date: 28 May 2019

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WU HUFAN (1894-1968) / WANG FU'AN (1880-1960)

WU HUFAN (1894-1968) / WANG FU'AN (1880-1960) Bamboo / Calligraphy in Seal Script Folding fan, ink and colour on paper / ink on paper 19 x 46 cm. (7 ½ x 18 1/8 in.) Bamboo inscribed and signed by Wu Hufan, with one seal Dated jiashen year (1944) Calligraphy in Seal Script inscribed and signed by

Lot #: 1225

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

Date: 28 May 2019