Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 12.09.2019

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Zhang Xiong 1803-1886

Zhang Xiong 1803-1886 FLOWERS AND LANDSCAPE (1) signed Zixiang Zhang Xiong, with one seal, chen xiong (2) signed Yuanyang hu waishi Zhang Xiong, with one seal, zi xiang (3) signed Zixiang Zhang Xiong, with one seal, zi xiang (4) signed Zixiang Zhang Xiong, with one seal, zi xiang (5) signed Zixiang

Lot #: 1001

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Qian Hui'an 1833-1910

Qian Hui'an 1833-1910 IMMORTALS (1) - (11) signed Qingxi qiaozi Qian Hui'an, each leaf inscribed, with two seals of the artist, ji sheng (2), ji sheng (11) (12) signed Qingxi qiaozi Qian Hui'an, dated bingzi (1876), inscribed, with one seal of the artist, ji sheng ink and color on silk, a set of

Lot #: 1002

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zhang Qia (1718-?)

Zhang Qia (1718-?) LANDSCAPE signed Zhang Qia, inscribed with a poem, and one seal of the artist, zhang qia ink on paper, hanging scroll 59 by 28.3 cm. 23 1/4 by 11 1/8 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice Provenance Robert H

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zhu Angzhi (1764-After 1841)

Zhu Angzhi (1764-After 1841) LANDSCAPE signed Angzhi, with one seal of the artist, ang zhi ink on gold-dusted paper, hanging scroll 135.2 by 37.7 cm. 53 1/4 by 14 7/8 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Wu Li 1632-1718

Wu Li 1632-1718 WILD GEESE OVER A WINTER STREAM signed Mojing daoren Li, inscribed with a poem, with two seals of the artist, wu li, yan ling With one collector's seal of Bi Long (18th Century), bi jian fei mi ji yin; two collector's seals of Wu Yun (1811-1883), wu yun ping zhai guo yan jin shi wen

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zhao Zhichen 1781-1852

Zhao Zhichen 1781-1852 CHRYSANTHEMUMS AND ROCK signed Cixian Zhao Zhichen, dated dingyou (1837), the first lunar month, with one seal of the artist, zhi chen ink and color on paper, hanging scroll 121.9 by 28.9 cm. 48 by 11 3/8 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Sun Yi (1638-After 1712)

Sun Yi (1638-After 1712) LOTUS signed Yushan Sun Yi, dated dinghai (1707), the second lunar month, with two seals of the artist, sun yi zhi yin, wei yong ink and color on satin, hanging scroll 59 by 28.5 cm. 23 1/4 by 11 1/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view

Lot #: 1007

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Gao Qipei 1672-1732

Gao Qipei 1672-1732 CRABS signed Qipei, dated the sixteenth day of the seventh lunar month, inscribed with a poem, with three seals of the artist, yan tian sheng huo, mei hua shu wu, jiu zhong xian With two collector's seals of Zhu Qian (Qing Dynasty), zhi chen jian shang, ding chou bing xian hou

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Attributed to Chen Ruyan

Attributed to Chen Ruyan MAID PLAYING PIPA with a spurious signature of Chen Ruyan, dated dingmao, and one seal, shu zi ink and color on silk, framed 144.7 by 100.3 cm. 57 by 39 1/2 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$20,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Pan Gongshou 1741-1794

Pan Gongshou 1741-1794 LANDSCAPE AFTER WANG HUI signed di Gongshou, dated wuxu of the Qianlong reign (1778), the twelfth lunar month, with a dedication, and three seals of the artist, tai yun zi, gong shou, gong shou ink on silk, hanging scroll 83.5 by 42 cm. 32 7/8 by 16 5/8 in. Read Condition

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous SCHOLAR GATHERING ink and color on silk, hanging scroll 210.8 by 106 cm. 83 by 41 3/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$20,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous SPARROWS ink on silk, album leaf 21.6 by 22.9 cm. 8 1/2 by 9 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1012

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Wang Jiqian (C. C. Wang) 1907-2003

Wang Jiqian (C. C. Wang) 1907-2003 LANDSCAPE signed Jiqian, dated jisi (1989), December 5, with one seal of the artist, wang ji qian xi ink and color on paper, framed 36 by 36.3 cm. 14 1/8 by 14 1/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous BIRD ON BOUGH ink and color on silk, framed 26 by 22.2 cm. 10 1/4 by 8 3/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice Literature Arthur Waley, An Introduction to the Study of Chinese Painting, London: Ernest Benn Limited

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$280,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous SCHOLAR WRITING ON PHOENIX TREE LEAF ink and color on silk, framed 133.4 by 90.8 cm. 52 1/2 by 35 3/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1015

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous IMMORTAL HOLDING EDICT with one collector's seal, bi shu shan zhuang ink and color on silk, framed 173.4 by 106.7 cm. 68 1/4 by 42 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Dong Qichang 1555-1636

Dong Qichang 1555-1636 LANDSCAPE AND CALLIGRAPHY (1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11) signed Xuanzai, with one seal of the artist, dong qi chang yin (5) (2, 4, 6, 8 and 10) signed Qichang, with one seal of the artist, dong xuan zai shi (12) signed Dong Qichang, with one seal of the artist, dong xuan zai shi ink

Lot #: 1017

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Anonymous

Anonymous ORCHID PAVILION GATHERING Colophons by Song Bolu (1854-1932), signed Dihua Song Bolu, dated dingwei (1907), the seventh lunar month, with one seal, zhi dong; Tan Yankai (1880-1930), signed Yankai, dated gengshen, the sixth day of the tenth lunar month (November 16, 1920), with one seal

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Attributed to Qiu Ying

Attributed to Qiu Ying LANDSCAPE WITH PAVILION with a spurious signature, Shizhou Qiu Ying, and one spurious seal, shi zhou ink and color on silk, hanging scroll 163.8 by 79.3 cm. 64 1/2 by 31 1/4 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom

Lot #: 1019

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Attributed to Mi Fu

Attributed to Mi Fu POEM IN RUNNING SCRIPT with a spurious signature of Mi Fu, and one spurious seal, xiang yang ye lao Inscriptions by Pei Jingfu (1854-1924), signed Pei Jingfu, with two seals, ruo guan deng chao, huo qiu; Wang Xiaochu (1903-1979), signed Lu'an Wang Xiaochu, dated the thirty-fourth

Lot #: 1020

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Liang Tongshu 1723-1815

Liang Tongshu 1723-1815 CALLIGRAPHY IN RUNNING SCRIPT signed Shanzhou Liang Tongshu, at the age of seventy-seven sui, with two seals of the artist, liang tong shu yin, liang yuan ying shi ink on paper, mounted for framing 99 by 41.5 cm. 39 by 16 3/8 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Bian Shoumin 1684-1752

Bian Shoumin 1684-1752 LOTUS ROOT AND SEEDPODS signed Weijian jushi, inscribed with a poem, and three seals of the artist, shou min, yi gong, wei jian ju shi With one collector's seals, zhu jing yan zhai ink on silk, framed fan leaf 17.8 by 52.7 cm. 7 by 20 3/4 in. Read Condition Report Read

Lot #: 1022

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Dong Qichang 1555-1636

Dong Qichang 1555-1636 HUANG TINGJIAN'S POEM IN RUNNING SCRIPT signed Qichang, dated yihai (1635), the seventh lunar month, with two seals of the artist, dong qi chang, xuan zai shi ink on gold-dragon patterned paper, hanging scroll 63.8 by 32 cm. 25 1/8 by 12 5/8 in. Read Condition Report Read

Lot #: 1023

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zou Zhilin (Active 1610-1651)

Zou Zhilin (Active 1610-1651) BANANA FLOWER IN AN EWER signed Yiduo, inscribed with a poem, and two seals of the artist, lin, chen hu, with two other collectors' seals, liu an hua ming you yi cun, yan ting shou cang ink and color on paper, hanging scroll 100.3 by 46.4 cm. 39 1/2 by 18 1/4 in. Read

Lot #: 1024

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zou Zhilin (Active 1610-1651)

Zou Zhilin (Active 1610-1651) LANDSCAPE signed Yilao, with one seal of the artist, zou zhi lin yin With one collector's seal of Wu Ming (1902-?), yi cui ge, and two other collectors' seals, tong you qian zhen cang yin, shuai ru jia you yuan dan gong yi yi zi shi zhou zai ci cang feng jian shang zhi

Lot #: 1025

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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He Shaoji 1799-1873

He Shaoji 1799-1873 CALLIGRAPHY IN RUNNING SCRIPT signed Yuan, with a dedication to Luo Ruhuai (1804-1880), and two seals of the artist, he shao ji, zi zhen Titleslip by Wu Guanhai (1895-1979), dated xinwei (1931), with one seal, wu With two collector's seals of, possibly, Rong Geng (1894-1983), xi

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien) 1899-1983

Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien) 1899-1983 CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET IN RUNNING SCRIPT signed Daqian Zhang Yuan, dated wushen (1968), the second lunar month, with a dedication to Mr. Tien-Shan Wang (1917-2007), with four seals of the artist, wu ting hu, da feng tang, zhang yuan zhi yin, da qian ju shi ink

Lot #: 1027

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Zhu Yunming 1460-1526

Zhu Yunming 1460-1526 ODE TO THE GODDESS OF THE LUO RIVER IN CURSIVE SCRIPT signed Zhishan, dated yiyou (1525), the eighth lunar month, with three seals of the artist, tai yuan jun, xi zhe, wu jun zhu sheng ink on paper, handscroll 32.7 by 849.2 cm. 12 7/8 by 334 in. Read Condition Report Read

Lot #: 1028

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Bai Jiao 1907-1969

Bai Jiao 1907-1969 CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET IN RUNNING SCRIPT signed Fuweng Bai Jiao, with a dedication, and one seal of the artist, fu weng bai jiao ink on paper, a pair of hanging scrolls each 135.2 by 33.3 cm. 53 1/4 by 13 1/8 in. (2) Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$40,000

Date: 12 Sep 2019

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Pu Ru 1896-1963

Pu Ru 1896-1963 POEM IN CURSIVE SCRIPT signed Xinyu, with two seals of the artist, xin yu, pu ru zhi yin ink on paper, hanging scroll 110.1 by 32 cm. 43 3/8 by 12 5/8 in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice

Lot #: 1030

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

Date: 12 Sep 2019