03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00AMCalender
4

Brass Damascene Box

$369$300
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Brass Damascene Box, India, late 19th century, rectangular with hinged cover and keyhole on a slightly flanged base, decorated allover with elaborate floral and foliate scrolls in silver and brass damascene against a black ground except the base, 3 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

missing key, overall wear and tear with loss of details, surface scratches particularly to base with surface stains, missing nails on base, minor tarnishing to metals.


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.

Keywords

India, Base, Brass