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Zhou Leyuan Signed Bottle Sold?

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« on: May 24, 2017, 09:30:59 am »

Dear Members,

This bottle sold at auction in California a couple of weeks ago I think (not to me though I was watching). Do you think this is an authentic Zhou Leyuan bottle? Is this a fake or painted by another artist?

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Brian


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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2017, 01:17:35 pm »

I saw that one to Brian..  My vote is that it is not painted by ZLY... 
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2017, 03:38:55 pm »

Thanks George. I agree. The signature and calligraphy looks a little weak compared to most ZLY bottles. I think it is probably still a Middle Period piece in the style of ZLY, perhaps by one of his students. It has some of the shading and brush strokes commonly used by ZLY I think.


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