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Pair of Bronze Temple Lions

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
585
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Pair of Bronze Temple Lions, Thailand, 19th/20th century, each half seated on its hind legs with its tail curled to the back and mouth open, decorated with stone and mirrored glass inlay in silver and gold, incised details, ht. to 44 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

one with casting defects with cracks, rusting to some areas.


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

Thailand, Inlay, Jewellery, Lion, Metalworking, Woodworking

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