Asian Art Auction

December 04, 2017

LOT 93

Lot 93

Yang Shoujing 楊守敬 (1839-1915), Calligraphy Couplet

Yang Shoujing 楊守敬 (1839-1915), Calligraphy Couplet
Lot 93 Details
Yang Shoujing 楊守敬 (1839-1915), Calligraphy Couplet

Ink on paper, with artist’s and collector’s seals
54.7 x 12.9 in — 139 x 32.7 cm

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $3,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Yang Shoujing 楊守敬 (1839-1915), Calligraphy Couplet
  • Yang Shoujing 楊守敬 (1839-1915), Calligraphy Couplet

Acquired from Sotheby’s New York, 1983-1985, by repute


With old Sotheby’s stickers and tags


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 93

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.