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Brass Medicine Bowl with Calligraphy

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Brass Medicine Bowl with Calligraphy, Persia, 18th/19th century, low bowl shape with upturned bell-shape sides and a slightly flaring mouth with flat rim band, resting on a short raised foot, the interior with a convex area in the center, decorated all over with inscriptions in variously shaped cartouches both to the interior with twelve leaf-shape lappets and the exterior with a raised band of calligraphy, the flat base plain with a concave area, ht. 3, dia. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

two repaired holes to body, a hole, minor dents, rusting spots all over, surface wear and tear with scratches to some areas, slightly warped.


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

Calligraphy, Convex set, Lappet, Penmanship, Typesetting

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