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Komai Charger

Auction:
2574B
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$5,807$4,900

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2574B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Komai Charger, Japan, iron inlaid with gold and other mixed metals, signed Ju Jin on the reverse, dia. 10 7/8 in.

Provenance: Joseph Allen Skinner (1867-1946) was a manufacturer and philanthropist, and founder of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum. The museum opened in 1932, and became part of the Mt. Holyoke College campus in 1946 upon Skinner's death; by descent to his daughter, Elizabeth H. Skinner. Sold at George Thomas Lewis Auction in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1988, from a private collection in Northampton.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Keywords

Joseph Allen Skinner, Japan, Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mt. Holyoke College campus, Mt. Holyoke College, Elizabeth H. Skinner, Northampton, George Thomas, Thomas Lewis, Massachusetts, Holyoke, Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College, Springfield, Massachusetts metropolitan area

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