The 544-lot auction features several rare items headlined by a fine Chinese watercolor silk scroll painting by Pu Yi (1906-1967) at Lot 16A. The Chinese watercolor painting is mounted on silk scroll and features a landscape by the last emperor of China, Pu Yi. The painting was signed by the artist and presumed to be painted in Taiwan. It was in a possession of a private collector, Ng, who purchased the painting in Hong Kong 30 years ago. The painting is expected to surpass its high estimate of $6,500.
Other items from the same collection can be found at Lot 16, a small Chinese watercolor scene book by Gu Yun; Lot 78, a set of two Chinese smoky agate carved snuff bottles; Lot 79, a Chinese double smoky agate carved snuff bottle; Lot 80, a Chinese double smoky agate lotus snuff bottle; Lot 81, a set of two Chinese smoky agate snuff bottles; Lot 179, a Chinese yellow and red jade figure; Lot 216, an archaistic Chinese carved jade pendant; Lot 322, a Chinese Tang gilt figure of a lion; and Lot 41, a Chinese Famille Rose double gourd vase, Qianlong.
Ten items from the Ng collection, Toronto, will be on sale in this auction. More items from the Ng collection will be featured in the November auction.
For details please call the auctioneers at 905-763-7201.
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