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Eight Small Archaic Stone Carvings

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Eight Small Archaic Stone Carvings, China, a polygonal mottled brown pendant; a long rectangular brown bead; a tubular mottled brown bead; a white cicada-shaped pendant bead; an elliptical mottled gray spearhead with a hole; an axe head-shaped brown pendant decorated with a chilong; a semi-domed mottled brown ring, decorated with ruyi scrolls; and a white stone pendant bead flanked with two facing shishi to left and right, decorated with archaic ruyi scrolls, all in a conforming box except the second bead and the last pendant bead, ht. from 7/8 to 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Diane Sibley.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good condition with minor chips to some areas.


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

Diane Sibley, Bead, Beadwork, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Ruyi, China

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