09-19-2015 09-19-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2843B Boston
September 19, 2015 11:00AMCalender

Four Coconut Shell Wine Cups

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Four Coconut Shell Wine Cups, China, 18th/19th century, carved with birds, plum blossoms, pine trees, and scholar's rocks, lined with silvered copper, a double ring carved into the recessed base, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 2 3/4 in.
Provenance: Collection of Christopher and Roberta Bickford
Estimate $200-300

metal tarnished and wearing through to copper, few scratches and scrapes to exterior of cups, age split.

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Roberta Bickford, China