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Chinese Export Silver Covered Tureen

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
920
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Silver Covered Tureen, unmarked, with a chased handle formed as a dragon, the cover with two dragon's heads projecting in high relief, one forming the handle, lg. including handle 14 1/2 in., approx. 26.3 troy oz.
Estimate $400-600

Handle loose (worn threads to joints). Base with scattered shallow dents, area with handle joint with rough solder to exterior, probably repaired. Lid with scattered dents to interior rim, does not sit flush with base (neither perfectly round).


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

Dragons, Dungeons & Dragons, European dragon, Fantasy, Fiction, Ming dynasty, Monsters, Tableware, Tureen

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