12-01-2011 12-03-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2574B Boston
December 1, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Komai Charger

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2574B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2011 11:00AM


Komai Charger, Japan, iron inlaid with gold and other mixed metals, signed Ju Jin on the reverse, dia. 10 7/8 in.

Provenance: Joseph Allen Skinner (1867-1946) was a manufacturer and philanthropist, and founder of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum. The museum opened in 1932, and became part of the Mt. Holyoke College campus in 1946 upon Skinner's death; by descent to his daughter, Elizabeth H. Skinner. Sold at George Thomas Lewis Auction in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1988, from a private collection in Northampton.
Estimate $8,000-10,000


Joseph Allen Skinner, Japan, Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mt. Holyoke College campus, Elizabeth H. Skinner, Mt. Holyoke College, Northampton, Thomas Lewis, Massachusetts, George Thomas