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Pair of Rose Mandarin Boughpots and Covers

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Pair of Rose Mandarin Boughpots and Covers, China, early 19th century, square forms with wide flared mouths, domed square covers with five circular openings and gilt leaf-form handles, the sides decorated with figures in court scenes within rectangular gilt-bordered cartouches, bordered by flowers, birds, and butterflies, ht. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thayer.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

minor chips to underside of covers, minor hairline to one cover, small chips to leaf handles, minor gilt and enamel loss, tape residue.


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

Ray Thayer, Rose Mandarin, Butterfly, Lepidoptera, Pollinators, China

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