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WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai'


WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai', hanging scroll, with two seals of the artist, 'Wu Guanzhong yin' and 'Bashi niandai', ink and colour on paper, 136cm x 67.5cm Provenance: Christie's Swire Hong Kong, 7th October 1990, Lot 205. Acquired from Plum Blossoms (Intl.) Ltd, Hong Kong, 2nd February 1991 Private Collection Hong Kong and London This work may be compared to 'White Birch 1986' exhibited as no. 11 in "Wu Guanzhong - a 20th Century Chinese Painter" at the British Museum 1992, no. 11. This particular work, which is directly comporable both in terms of size and composition to the offered lot, was published in "The Art of Wu Guanzhong (1987)", p. 93, and "Wu Guanzhong: A Contemporary Chinese Artist (1989)", plate 24.

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1

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Asian Art
18th May 2017


Sold For

£500000.00


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Lot 1
A collection of golf clubs

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 2
A 19th century stoneware 'Harvesting' jug and another similar

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 3
A mahogany and mother-of-pearl inlaid mantel clock and a pair of similar candlesticks

Estimate: £40-60


Lot 4
A pair of royal blue cloisonne vases and a similar bowl

Estimate: £20-40

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Two include two masterworks by Wu Guanzhong (1919-2010)

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