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Blue and White Incense Holder and Scroll Weight

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Blue and White Incense Holder and Scroll Weight, China, possibly Ming dynasty, hourglass-shaped incense holder with a hollowed base and a central opening, the lower register depicting a dragon chasing a pearl in the clouds, the upper register depicting a Buddhist lion playing with a ball, four-character name on reverse, ht. 4 1/4, the scroll weight mallet-shaped, with a hollowed base and central opening, the sides depicting a dragon chasing a pearl amongst clouds, a band of scrolling leaves and flowers at the top, ht. 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Peter L. Rosenberg, scroll weight formerly of the Larry B. Cohen collection, Massachusetts.
Estimate $800-1,000

some glaze loss.


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.

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China, Ming Dynasty, Massachusetts

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