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Calligraphy on Woodwork

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
1817
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Calligraphy on Woodwork, Japan, rectangular, with nine multi-leveled wood blocks and a compartment, painted brown, decorated allover with a poem written in cursive script, titled "Saigyo Zakura" (Saigyo Cherries), one of the traditional Japanese verses, choka, 16 7/8 x 13 in.
Estimate $100-200

multiple chips and wears, minor surface stain to some areas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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