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Three Quartz and Hardstone Carvings

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Three Quartz and Hardstone Carvings, China, a jade quartz covered censer, goblet-shape, with a flat flanged rim and two dragon head handles, each with a loose ring, the domed cover decorated with an openwork scroll design and surmounted with a lotus bud-shaped knob decorated with pierced scroll design and four carved dragon heads, each with a loose ring; a white quartz immortal playing the Chinese zither, seated on a double-lotus base; and an agate brush washer in the shape of a rolled lotus leaf decorated with floral scrolls, ht. to 6, wd. to 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor surface dirt.


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, Agate, Arts, Censer, Decorative arts, Hardstone, Hardstone carving, Openwork, Quartz, Ring, Scroll, Visual arts

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