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27 October 2016, 10:00 EST
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Lot 413: CHINESE SILK SCROLL PAINTING DEPICTING BEES AND A CRICKET AMONGST A VASE OF CHRYSANTHEMUMS, possibly by Qi Baishi (1864-1957)(310 views)
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CHINESE SILK SCROLL PAINTING DEPICTING BEES AND A CRICKET AMONGST A VASE OF CHRYSANTHEMUMS, possibly by Qi Baishi (1864-1957)
ink and watercolor on paper; bearing calligraphy and four artist's seals; image: 37 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.; text: 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.; overall scroll: 75 x 15 3/4 in.
Provenance: By descent in the Quincy Adams Shaw family, from the collection of Quincy Adams Shaw III (1897-1987) to the current owner.
Other Notes: Quincy Adams Shaw (1825-1908) was a Boston Brahmin investor, business magnate and art collector.
Small tears to edge of text panel.