Fu Tienian (1886-1947) Chrysanthemums over the Fences
Lot 115
Fu Tienian (1886-1947)
Chrysanthemums over the Fences
Sold for HK$ 8,125 (US$ 1,035) inc. premium

Lot Details
FROM AN IMPORTANT BRITISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
重要英國私人珍藏
LOTS 101-120

英國收藏中國藝術,素以陶瓷為盛。上世紀三四十年代來華的外交人員,雖對書畫有所涉獵,然其規模與熱情,卻遠遜於鄰邦法國,更遑論東歐諸國。本輯所呈現這一英倫收藏,可謂特例。

藏家素好藝術,半世紀前被派駐北京,時值浩劫正烈,文化藝術慘遭塗炭,卻拜美國總統尼克松訪華之賜,琉璃廠有選擇地重新營業,榮寶齋與位於琉璃廠東街61號的北京文物商店字畫門市部便成為藏家工餘流連之所。他得以結交榮寶齋專家王大山和文物商店的專家,後者曾經在故宮工作,以向外賓傳播中國書畫藝術為最大樂事。了解到藏家的喜好以及收藏方向後,兩人遇到適合的作品,便為其保留,有時藏家出差,作品保留數月亦是常事。與榮寶齋和文物商店專家的友誼,令年輕的藏家得以一窺門徑,所收作品,不論名頭大小,皆以筆墨精良取勝。對中國書畫的熱情即便返國後,亦未曾消退。在之後的數十年間,陸續聚合成為一個體系完整的收藏。本輯所推出的作品,祇是其收藏的一小部分,多為一九七〇至七二年間購自上述來源,又或上海友誼商店文物部及天津文物商店。特別值得一提的是,不僅作品件件保存如新,就連當年的發票,亦未見歲月痕跡,何其幸也。
Fu Tienian (1886-1947) Chrysanthemums over the Fences
Fu Tienian (1886-1947)
Chrysanthemums over the Fences
Ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll
Inscribed, with two seals of the artist
38.5cm x 48cm (15⅛in x 18⅛in).

Footnotes

  • 符鐵年 東籬菊花 設色紙本 立軸

    款識:何處秋光好?東籬菊始花數樷清浥露,一角爛明霞。晚節能容傲,幽情許倍賒。本來稱隱逸,只合在山家。
    鈐印:符鑄、符中子

    註:據藏家保存發票所示,此幅於一九七〇年七月十三日於北京市文物商店字畫門市部,以人民幣八十五元購得。
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