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Silver Wine Ewer

Auction:
2315
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

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

Description:

Silver Wine Ewer, Japan, 19th century, in the form of an ancient ritual vessel Ho, body decorated with stylized dragons and thunder meanders, mouth in the form of a phoenix, tripod feet of demons, handle of an elongated tiger, finial of a monkey, ht. 9 in.

Provenance: William Bigelow Sturgis.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Japan, William Bigelow Sturgis, Drinkware, Hu, Pitcher

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