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Small Alabaster Libation Cup

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$62$50

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Small Alabaster Libation Cup, China, decorated with openwork peach branches to form three feet on the base and a C-shape handle to one side, translucent stone with opaque brown and gray streaks, with a conforming glass-covered box, ht. 1 5/8, dia. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

minor stain, otherwise in good condition.


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, Alabaster, Libation, Metalworking, Mineralogy, Minerals, Openwork, Peach, Sulfate minerals, Terminology, Visual arts, Woodworking

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