|A Fine Vintage Fukusa - Woven Treasures Design|
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Size: Length 34cm Width 17cm
A calligraphy poem based on a composition done by Li Zhu. The verses expresses the lofty mountains with the clouds and an old man with his fishing rod. Evocative of the famous strategist, Taigong Wang. Another celebratory poem to celebrate someone's birthday.
Size:Length 34cm Width 17cm
A superb and modern looking calligraphy fragment done on Chinese paper. The poem uses the blossoming flowers of the plum tree and connect them with the longevity of an acquaintance. The poem might also be a celebratory poem for someone's birthday.
A calligraphy fragment expressing the feelings of autumn and the chrysanthemums that blossom during the season. The expressions and thoughts found in the poem evoke the sensibilities of the literati poet.
Size:Length 34cm Width 19cm
A wonderful poem about painting and calligraphy alluding to phonic sounds and relating the harmony with the qin. A wonderful small piece expressing the aesthetic of the literati.
Size:Length 35cm Width 24cm
This painting along with another watercolor and similar sized calligraphy fragments came from a collection of a Chinese family in the San Francisco Bay Area. These works were given to an individual celebrating the person's 70th birthday. It may have been that these pieces were mounted together at one point in an album or similar format.
Size:Length 36cm Width 19cm
Another birthday celebratory poem celebrating an individual of his 70th birthday. The small verse may have been mounted on an album or a group of fragments pieces together.
Size: Length 34cm Width 19cm
An interesting calligraphy fragment done in seal script.The fragment may have been a poem celebrating someone's long life or the longevity for the person (as in a birthday celebration). The script has a graphic design quality to it and is aesthetically appealing.
Size:Length 42.6cm Width 24cm
Unlike most traditional materials, this work is done on western watercolor paper. The work is inscribed and signed, but not sealed. It is possible the work was done by a Chinese American artist living in the United States, as many did during the late 20th century.
Late 20th century
Size:Length 36cm Width 23cm
Clean and crisp are a few words to express the kai style of calligraphy. The poem expresses the lofty and warm feeling of spring.
Tao Shoubai (Active late 20th century)
Size:Length 68cm Width 34cm
An interesting painting of blossoming plum and apricot or dogwood flowers. The painting contains an inscription describing the moment when the work was painted during the month of July around 1984. The work is mounted in the traditional Chinese style.
The style is similar to modern paintings commonly done in Suzhou and Gangzhou