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Silver Butter Lamp

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2762B
Lot:
463
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Silver Butter Lamp, Tibet or Nepal, 19th century, chalice-shape, the multi-tier baluster-shape stem with lotus petal decorations, dish-shape holder with the exterior decorated with Buddhist floral scrolls and emblems engraved in low relief in two tiers, a pressed globe with repousse decoration in the middle, ht. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

in good condition with some silver tarnishing, minor encrustations to surface, and loose parts.


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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Nepal, Tibet

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