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Bronze Archaic-style Vase

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Bronze Archaic-style Vase, China, possibly late Ming dynasty, hexagonal, with slightly flattened sides, two ring handles decorated with qilin-heads to neck, multi-tier structure with bulbous body, waisted neck, and two-tiered splayed foot, each panel decorated with Shang-dynasty style patterns and motifs, ht. 12 1/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

age wear, multiple puctures from metal corrosions, a dent to rim, overall patina.


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, metal corrosions

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