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Hardstone Carved Censer

Auction:
3046T
Lot:
1247
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 3046T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Hardstone Carved Censer, China, 20th century, hexagonal, decorated with floral scroll handles with loose rings and archaic-style taotie designs in bas-relief, with conforming openwork wood base, censer ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

minor surface dirt and chips.


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

China, Cannabis and religion, Censer, Decorative arts, Openwork, Relief, Ring, Scroll, Visual arts, Zhou dynasty

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