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Pair of Famille Verte Covered Jars

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Pair of Famille Verte Covered Jars, China, 19th/20th century, baluster form, decorated with a single floral arrangement within heart-shaped cartouches, smaller quatrefoil and leaf-shaped cartouches depicting scholar's objects and a landscape scene, on a green-glazed ground decorated with butterflies and peonies, double ring mark on base, overall ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

lid of one jar has been repaired, the other with rim chips, surface scratches and an area of enamel loss to one jar.


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, Butterfly, Lepidoptera, Pollinators, Quatrefoil

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