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Blue and White Gu Vase

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Gu Vase, China, Kangxi period style, decorated with taotie style animal masks between two lappet bands, a double ring on base, ht. 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good condition with some glazing flaws with pockmarks, bumps, and clay impurities.


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, Art history, Blue and white pottery, Chi, Chinese bronzeware, Chinese culture, Chinese mythology, Chinese porcelain, Gu, Kangxi Emperor, Taotie, Vase, Visual arts

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