Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 238
National Palance Museum
  • National Palance Museum

238

National Palance Museum

FAMOUS PAINTINGS FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM, 3 VOLUMES

Taipei: National Palace Museum, 1967, cloth boards with paper wraps in original boxes.
TOGETHER WITH:
UNEARTHED ANTIQUES DURING CULTURAL REVOLUTION, Cultural Relics Press, 1972, cloth board with plastic wrap in original box; PAINTINGS OF ZHU QIZHAN, Chung Hwa Book, 1990, cloth board in original box
largest 15.7" x 11" — 40 x 28 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $288
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Lots 237-257: Chinese Scroll Paintings from the Estate of KC Tai
Born in 1917 in Guandong, the late Kwok-Choi Tai took after his father, a venerated scholar from the late Qing Dynasty, and the third ranked official in Guangzhou province. Mr. Tai graduated from Sun Yatsen University during WWII and majored in Chinese literature and psychology, and taught at the College of Education for the Hong Kong government until he retired in the early 1980’s. The majority of the paintings from his collection was acquired from the 1950’s to 1980’s and features the works if the South Chinese Lingnan School. The first part of his collection was offered at Waddington’s in June 2012.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art