Lot 97. Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Running Script Calligraphy. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 12,410 - USD 24,820). Price Realised GBP 161,000 (USD 199,801). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
Folding fan mounted as an album leaf, ink on gold-dusted paper. The text is a poem written by the artist. Signed Zhengming with two seals of the artist reading Zheng Zhong Fu yin and Wu Yan shi yin. Three collectors' seals including Wu Hufan (1894-1968), one colophon by Wu Hufan written on the mounting - 7 3/8 x 22 5/8 in. (18.7 x 57.4 cm.)
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street