HUANG SHILING (Chinese, 1849-1908)
Flowers and Vessel Rubbing, 1898; Watercolor and ink on paper laid to silk (framed); Signed Mufu (courtesy name) Huang Shiling with three seals: Shiling changshou, Yishanren (courtesy name), Moji youshi zhimin, Zhao shi cangqi, the vessel collection of Zhao family, inscribed "the eleventh month, winter of Wuxu (1898) year, Mufu (courtesy name) Huang Shiling painted at Nanyuan"; 28 1/2" x 13 1/4" (sheet)
Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000
One collector's seal: Yang Renkai jianding zhenji zhiyin (Yang Renkai's authentication seal), a renowned expert in museum studies, painting, calligraphy, and also an art historian (1915-2008). Good condition with overall time toning and light surface soiling. Not examined out of frame.