Scroll-mounted painting depicting Zhong Kui... - Lot 182 - Nicolas Nouvelet Commissaire-priseur

Lot 182
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200 - 300 EUR
Scroll-mounted painting depicting Zhong Kui... - Lot 182 - Nicolas Nouvelet Commissaire-priseur
Scroll-mounted painting depicting Zhong Kui the demon-slayer. He stands ferociously with his sword in hand, a small bat flying to his left. Ink and gouache on paper China, 19th century 1.77 x 0.70 m (numerous horizontal folds) Red-painted representations of Zhong Kui (or Shoki in Japan) were used to ward off evil spirits and evoke everything to do with medicine.
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