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Lot 1122
Excerpt from "The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons," 1841
Ink on paper laid to silk (framed)
Signed Disheng (pseudonym) Zeng Guofan with two seals: Zeng Guofan yin, Disheng, inscribed "Presented to Mister Shihai. Xinchou (1841) year, leap month, Disheng Zeng Guofan"
37 1/2" x 12" (sheet)
Note: This is a rare piece that was written at Zeng's early age (31 years old)_x000D_


Good condition. Small losses to sheet at upper left quadrant and one repair at upper left edge. Creases, toning and soiling throughout, all commensurate with age. Not examined out of frame.

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ZENG GUOFAN (Chinese, 1811-1872)

Estimate $15,000 - $17,000Oct 21, 2017
Lambertville, NJ, USA