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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 81

Eight Framed Chinese Paintings on Rice Paper

Estimate: $600 - $900

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late Qing dynasty, depicting parade and processional scenes, interior scenes, and others, gouache on rice paper, each sight 12-1/2 x 7-3/4 in.; silver painted bamboo style frames, each 18-5/8 x 13-1/2 in.; with original red silk and paper portfolio

Provenance: Estate of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent in family

Note: In 1956, the children of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, donated a group of items to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To view this collection of Chinese Art, please visit:


all with some tears, losses, and separations at edges, some warping to paper, not examined out of frames; frames with light wear and abrasions, some paint loss