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Chinese Paintings

Unlike Western painting, Chinese painting is most commonly made with water-based ink on paper or silk rather than acrylic or oil on canvas. The ancient Chinese art of painting began on cave walls in the Neolithic period and later emerged as ink and wash painting during the Tang dynasty.

Ancient paintings usually feature stylized or abstracted people, literary scenes, and landscapes with special attention to blank or negative space. Paintings are traditionally either mounted onto a hanging scroll, a hand scroll, a standing screen, sliding screens, and walls. Early Chinese paintings were also mostly ornamental. It wasn’t until 475-221 B.C. that Chinese painters began painting representationally.

By 206 B.C.. painters were mostly depicted their ancestors on silk banners, tomb walls... Read more

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Pair of Chinese gouache paintings

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM AEST
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD40 (starting bid)

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Elegant Chinese Famille Rose Painting of Bird on Silk

April 21, 2018, 4:00 PM HKT
Kowloon, Hong Kong

£1,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Painting on Paper Attributed to Fang Zhang

April 21, 2018, 4:00 PM HKT
Kowloon, Hong Kong

£500 (starting bid)

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Exquisite Scroll Painting of Floral Longevity with Xuantong Emperor  Script

April 21, 2018, 4:00 PM HKT
Kowloon, Hong Kong

£3,000 (starting bid)

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Lotus Painting on Paper by Li Ku-sin in 1960s

April 21, 2018, 4:00 PM HKT
Kowloon, Hong Kong

£1,000 (starting bid)

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DEUX HUILES SUR PANNEAU DANS LE GOÛT DE LA CHINE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Paris, France

€800 (starting bid)

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DEUX HUILES SUR PANNEAU DANS LE GOÛT DE LA CHINE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Paris, France

€800 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ink Color Painting

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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A wonderful Painting signed by

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ink Calligraphy Painting with Signature

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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A Very Fine Chinese Painting w Signature

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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A Large Chinese Qing Dynasty Painting

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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QING DYNASTY, CHINESE INK PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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A Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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A Qing Dynasty painting with signature “Zhang Xon

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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A Chinese painting signed “  Zhang Da Qian “

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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Chinese Painting Album

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Painting

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ink Painting of

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM EST
Great Neck, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A CHINSE SCROLL PAINTING OF LANDSCAPE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE INK PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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AFTER BIAN SHOUMIN CHINESE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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AN INK PAINTING OF DUCKS, LI KUCHAN

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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A CHINSE SCROLL PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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18TH C LARGE QING BUDDHIST MAITREYA WOVEN SILK THANGKA

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (1 bid)

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FRAMED CHINESE PAINTING OF WATERSIDE LANDSCAPE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$800 (1 bid)

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FRAMED CHINESE PAINTING OF WATERSIDE LANDSCAPE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PAINTING SCROLL OF LANDSCAPE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (1 bid)

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CHINESE PAINTINGS ON RICE PAPER, 19TH CENTURY

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PAINTINGS ON RICE PAPER, 19TH CENTURY

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PAINTINGS ON RICE PAPER, 19TH CENTURY

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE Chinese or Japanese Watercolor Shrimps, marked. Late 19th C, 24

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Gorgeous Rare, Wang Xuetao (1903-1984) Peonies Watercolor Scroll.

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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TIBETAN PAINTING OF MONKS - 19TH CENTURY

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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FRAMED CHINESE PAINTING OF GUANYIN

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PAINTING OF BUTTERFLY & ORCHID

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE PAINTING OF LANDSCAPE

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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CHINESE PAINTING OF FLOWER

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (1 bid)

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FRAMED CHINESE PAINTING OF BUTTERFLY & CAMELLIA

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Roswell, GA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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A SCROLL PAINTING OF QING YIN GE, LI KERAN

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE PAINTING OF DEER, CHENG SHIFA

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A CHINESE INK PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE Chinese Glass Mirror with Reverse Painting, late 19th Century, 22 1/2

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE ANTIQUE PAINTING. HAO GUANFANG SIGNATURE.

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A SCROLL PAINTING OF LANDSCAPE, DONG SHOUPING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Malden, MA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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CHINESE ANTIQUE PRINTING WITH FRAME.SIGNED BY WU YOURU

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE ANTIQUE PAINTING WITH FRAME

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF CHINESE  LANDSCAPE ETCHINGS ENGRAVED BY S.BRADSHAW

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Gaithersburg, MD, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Asian Still Life of Flowers and Butterfly

April 21, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Chinese Scroll Painting

April 21, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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CHINESE SCHOOL (Chinese,).

April 21, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Chevy Chase, MD, USA

$400 (1 bid)

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(2) Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Artwork

April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$250 (7 bids)

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Three Chinese Paintings

April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM PST
Oakland, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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