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Pook & Pook Inc. auction house was founded by Ronald and Debra Pook in 1984 out of the Pook’s thriving antique business, which they began a decade earlier. Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Pook & Pook, Inc.’s offices are approximately thirty-five minutes west of Philadelphia, in an old stone...Read more
Oct 6, 2022
Attributed Win Achun and others, pair of watercolor on rice paper Chinese botanical drawings, depicting butterflies and flowers, one inscribed Peach titled in English and signed lower left, the other titled Arachis Hypogea (Peanut) in Latin, and signed lower right, 17" x 13 1/8" and 16 5/8" x 12 3/4". Accompanied by Peter Tillou letterhead, inscribed on verso executed for the late J. Roberts, Esq. (a director and chairman of the East India Company) and sold by order of his executors... and listed with the auction catalogue of Wentworth Henry Canning, 2nd Viscount Allendale. 17" x 13 1/8" and 16 5/8" x 12 3/4". Provenance: Estate of Peter Tillou.
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