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Stone Gu Vase

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Stone Gu Vase, China, 19th/20th century, the flattened bulbous body carved with dragons amidst clouds, raised on a recessed splayed foot decorated with a ruyi band, the stepped shoulder rising to an everted neck carved with phoenixes flying amongst clouds, flanked by elephant-handles with loose rings, stone of pale celadon color, ht. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

one small nick along mouth


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, Celadon, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Ruyi, Vase

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