Literati Landscape Painting
Attributed to Qian Gu (1509-1578)
Early Qing Period
Size: Length 182.4cm Width 44cm
From a Japanese Collection in Osaka.
Qian Gu was active during the late Ming Dynasty and is from the Zhejiang Province Region. Mainly, famous for is semi-cursive script calligraphies and knowledge of seal script, Qian Gu gain recognition for his literati tastes which inspired later artisans and literati scholars to acquire and collect his works.
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Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art
Dagger as amulet which spiritually protects an owner as rather than the usage of weapon actually. This item was for women. Indonesia, circa late 19th century.
With distinctive blade-pattern by alternating laminations of iron and nickelous iron (pamor), but more like sorcerous swirl pattern as unusual.
In aesthetic antique condition, with expected rust as seen...
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A bearded figure seated on a Throne or base draped with lionskin. The figure with a high bun, the beard and hair with blue pigment. The details finely chased or carved, firegilded in the old manor. the base sealed with a old original seal, never opened and recessed.
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Size: ca. 15 cm...
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