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Gourd Cricket Cage with Flowers and Rocks

Auction:
2873M
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2873M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Gourd Cricket Cage with Flowers and Rocks, China, 19th/20th century, long gourd-shaped cage with slightly flared neck, the amber-colored gourd decorated with softly carved flowers, trees, and rocks incorporating natural surface irregularities, the double dome-shaped wood cover with two openwork areas: the top with flowers and butterflies, and the other with trelliswork, with square wood stand, (damage), ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

damage to lid


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, Bottles, Carving, Cucurbitaceae, Gourd, Metalworking, Openwork, Woodworking

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