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Large Ivory Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Large Ivory Vase, Japan, 19th century, finely carved with the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove appreciating a handscroll in a landscape, accompanied by attendants, fine incising to the ro ruyi cloud borders to the top, gilt-lacquered stand with cranes flying amidst flower scrolls, ht. 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Vertical age cracks to the base, splitting to the grain at the mouth

Keywords

Japan, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Crane, Ruyi

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