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Lot 176

Group of Ten Chinese Rice Paper Paintings

Estimate: $600 - $900

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late Qing dynasty, likely originally bound in portfolio marked "Wing Tai Hing/Rice Paper Productions/Canton", ten paintings depicting parade and processional scenes, gouache on rice paper, nine framed, one unframed, each sheet approximately 8 x 12 in.; modern wood frames, 14-1/2 x 19-1/4 in.


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:


scattered tears and losses to edges, some areas of smudging/staining, not examined out of frames; frames with light wear and abrasions