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Mahogany and Brass Washstand with Chinese Export Porcelain Basin

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany and Brass Washstand with Chinese Export Porcelain Basin, three oval shelves, two with brass galleries, set on brass rods, top shelf with 18th century export basin depicting a phoenix and a longma or "dragon horse," (repairs to basin), ht. 33 3/4. wd. 27 1/4, dp. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Basin broken with staple repairs, one small area of rim replaced. Crack to top shelf. Basin supports missing.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chinese culture, Chinese export porcelain, Chinese mythology, Chinese porcelain, East Asian culture, Horse in Chinese mythology, Legendary creatures, Longma, Washstand

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