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Cloisonne Fangding Vessel and Cover

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Cloisonne Fangding Vessel and Cover, China, 18th/19th century, decorated with archaic taotie masks above a band of paired dog-like animals, the double tiered cover with a compressed oviform knob with a swirled dragon and clouds, ht. 12 1/4, wd. 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

repairs to cover, minor rusting, slightly warped 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.

Keywords

China, Arts, Chi, Chinese art, Chinese bronzeware, Chinese culture, Chinese mythology, Cloisonné, Decorative arts, Ding, Shang dynasty, Taotie, Visual arts

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