Pei-hung hsu chinese ink

Feb 11, 2019. 02:56 UTC
Pei-hung Hsu chinese ink Item images 2f1549854691524 h27qkpxujqp 87599d97cb3dd8a3a6e41d03549cb96e 2f43f15292 2283 424b a3a6 6361f5d4f806 Item images 2f1549854691521 hzr3jxq64f8 87599d97cb3dd8a3a6e41d03549cb96e 2f1d411583 cea7 467d 869a 99728c2b41dd Item images 2f1549854691519 x3blc7vg9f 87599d97cb3dd8a3a6e41d03549cb96e 2f91b016f0 7dc4 4264 84cf 0e0f75ce8f5d
JanWillem
United States of America

Category
Prints

Acquired from
Inherited

Seller's estimate
$0

For sale
Yes
Description

16x29 framed black ink stallion; smuggled out of post war Europe in early 1950's.

Provenance

the provenance is straight forward: my father purchased it from a little bookstore in Northern Netherlands after the war, packaged it up (hid it) and brought it to America in 1957 and it is still in our family.

Expert appraisals:
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$40 - $80 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 1 hour
Feb 11, 04:03 UTC
By Klaus

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be one of the most popular prints by 徐悲鴻 depicting a young horse. It is an offset print as you can clearly see when you view the print with a magnifying glass or loupe. The round dots at the edges of the chinese characters. The estimate is based on identical prints currently on offer at auctions. There is no measurement for the sentimental value you might attach to the item.

Janwillem musters Feb 11, 04:24 UTC

Based on the true history which you may have given little credibility (I came with it in 1957 and know where my dad bought it in 1949)!! What if it is one of his originals or personally signed prints?! Do you really think I would spend the time and money for you to tell me the obvious!!!!? When need to move beyond the simple!!

Klaus Feb 14, 22:04 UTC

Unfortunately is just a print. I would have gladly told you a more positive result.

Janwillem musters Feb 14, 22:05 UTC

Yea. I agree! Oh well!!!
Thanks for checking it out

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