Lot 119: JIN TINGBIAO, QING DYNASTY CHINESE LONG SCROLL OF HEROES
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Long scroll of Chinese Qing period painting of heroes mounted on silk. Chinese painting of Qing Dynasty heroes, dressed in various uniforms and armors, holding their attributes and weapons, standing in various pursuits, each with description of calligraphy, inscribed and signed, painted by Jin Tingbiao, with calligraphy and seals of the Qing Emperor Qianlong and the Prince Gong .
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Notes: LOT NOTES: Prince Gong (1833 1898) better known by his title Prince Gong (or Prince Kung), was an imperial prince of the Aisin Gioro clan and an important statesman of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty in China. He was the sixth son of the DaoGuang Emperor, a half-brother of the Xianfeng Emperor, and an uncle of the Tongzhi and Guangxu Emperors. At a young age, he was already noted for his brilliance and was once considered by his father as a potential heir. However, his fourth brother, Yizhu (the Xianfeng Emperor), eventually inherited the throne.
Provenance: PROVENANCE: From the heirs of Sir john Dorrington and the Vosper estates from Stroud Gloucestershire these items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in 2008. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area as well as from nearby countries. Sometimes finding a rarity sometimes just the camaraderie of fellow collectors.
Dimensions: Dimension: 281" L x 18" W
Artist or Maker: JIN TINGBIAO
Medium: paper, ink, watercolor
Date: Qing Dynasty