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WANG LANSHENG, QING DYNASTY CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET
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Description
Wang Lansheng 王蘭昇 Chinese Qing Dynasty traditional Calligraphy couplet, ink on paper laid to silk, hanging scrolls. Each with seven semi-cursive script characters on pale-brown paper, one with two seal marks. Laid on silk.

Measurements: Scroll Height: 67 1/4" Width: 14 7/8" Painting Height: 53 1/4" Width: 12 3/8"


The Sale Will Benefit for Momentum Church, GA.


PROVENANCE:
From the heirloom collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨; October 21, 1903-June 6, 1984) was a Chinese political figure and historian, government official who served as mayor of Hankow (1932-1938), mayor of Chung-king (1939-1941), political vice minister of foreign affairs (1943-1945), mayor of Shanghai (1946-1948), and governor of Taiwan (1950-1952) and the former Chairman of Taiwan Provincial Government. He resigned in 1953 and went to the United States.

K.C. Wu lived in the United States where he served as professor of Chinese history at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. During his time in the United States, he wrote various works, including a detailed analysis on Chinese culture in the context of mythology and early history in his book The Chinese Heritage.

The second part collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨) presented and offered up to auctions:
ON DAY-1: From Lot-97 through Lot-124, and continued from Lot-204 through Lot-228.
ON DAY-2: from Lot-357 through Lot-386.



LOT NOTES:
Wang Lansheng 王蘭昇, Zhiting, Shandong. Gengwu Jieyuan, Jiayu Ji Shi, was ridiculed by calligraphy in Li Boyang, and he was a strong man. In the thirteenth year of Tongzhi in the Qing Dynasty (1874), he was awarded a scholarship by the Hanlin Academy.


Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with natural imperfection on the medium (paper or silk), regardless from any major damages; includes light blooms, discoloration and minor fading. Consider Normal due to the ages.

All lots are sold as is and where is. Lauren Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Lauren Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. Lauren Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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WANG LANSHENG, QING DYNASTY CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Dec 16, 2018
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Starting Price $1,000
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0384: WANG LANSHENG, QING DYNASTY CALLIGRAPHY COUPLET

Sold for $1,500
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Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
DAY-2 WINTER 2018 ASIAN ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
Dec 16, 2018 10:00 AM EST
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Lot 0384 Details

Description
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Wang Lansheng 王蘭昇 Chinese Qing Dynasty traditional Calligraphy couplet, ink on paper laid to silk, hanging scrolls. Each with seven semi-cursive script characters on pale-brown paper, one with two seal marks. Laid on silk.

Measurements: Scroll Height: 67 1/4" Width: 14 7/8" Painting Height: 53 1/4" Width: 12 3/8"


The Sale Will Benefit for Momentum Church, GA.


PROVENANCE:
From the heirloom collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨; October 21, 1903-June 6, 1984) was a Chinese political figure and historian, government official who served as mayor of Hankow (1932-1938), mayor of Chung-king (1939-1941), political vice minister of foreign affairs (1943-1945), mayor of Shanghai (1946-1948), and governor of Taiwan (1950-1952) and the former Chairman of Taiwan Provincial Government. He resigned in 1953 and went to the United States.

K.C. Wu lived in the United States where he served as professor of Chinese history at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. During his time in the United States, he wrote various works, including a detailed analysis on Chinese culture in the context of mythology and early history in his book The Chinese Heritage.

The second part collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨) presented and offered up to auctions:
ON DAY-1: From Lot-97 through Lot-124, and continued from Lot-204 through Lot-228.
ON DAY-2: from Lot-357 through Lot-386.



LOT NOTES:
Wang Lansheng 王蘭昇, Zhiting, Shandong. Gengwu Jieyuan, Jiayu Ji Shi, was ridiculed by calligraphy in Li Boyang, and he was a strong man. In the thirteenth year of Tongzhi in the Qing Dynasty (1874), he was awarded a scholarship by the Hanlin Academy.


Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with natural imperfection on the medium (paper or silk), regardless from any major damages; includes light blooms, discoloration and minor fading. Consider Normal due to the ages. <p>All lots are sold as is and where is. Lauren Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Lauren Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. Lauren Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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