Sale 18AS01 | Lot 200

Wen Jia (1501-1583)

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 200
Wen Jia (1501-1583)
Hanging scroll
Calligraphy reading With thanks for your kind gift of steamed dumplings and dried beef. I am very touched by your gracious favor, but am ashamed that I have nothing to present to you in return. Your messenger is returning so I'm sending along this thank-you note. I won't write more. Jia, bowing his head, for my dear friend Huliang (Zhang Xianyi), the eleventh day of the twelfth month, artists seal Wen Jian zhiyin
Ink on paper
Dimensions of each calligraphy panel 10 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches.
Private American Collection

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Very good condition.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 10am EDT
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