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Chinese Export Figural Decorated Porcelain Jar Mounted as a Lamp

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
697
Sold for:
$50$50

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Figural Decorated Porcelain Jar Mounted as a Lamp, 19th century, oval jar decorated on the sides with a woman and two children playing with a cat, the other side with columns of Chinese inscriptions, mounted with a removable single-socket electric fixture, on a carved wood base, ht. to rim of jar approx. 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-250

No drilling has been done to jar, small losses of wood and glue repairs to wood base.


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

Electromagnetism, Lamp, Lighting, Porcelain, Pottery

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