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Two Bronze Vases

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
1912
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Two Bronze Vases, Japan, 19th century, one with an elongated neck on a bowl-shaped body that holds a cicada,
the other with a bulbous body and wide neck with a scrolling band of archaic dragon and clouds, the foot with a band of leiwen, ht. to 9 7/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

the cicada missing a leg, overall small dents to both


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

Japan, Cicada, Containers, Glass art, Leiwen, Pottery, Vase

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