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Parcel-Gilt Silver Wine Ewer

Auction:
2315
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2315
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 22, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Parcel-Gilt Silver Wine Ewer, China, 18th century, body with engraved designs of the Eight Precious Emblems, peach shaped, reserves of lotus flowers, spout with a dragon head at the base, handle in the form of a ju-i, base in the form of a coin with two-character Mi chu, (excessively delicate).

Provenance: William Bigelow Sturgis.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

dragon head , China, William Bigelow Sturgis, Chinese ceramics, Chu, Drinkware, Pitcher, Silver-gilt

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