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Carved Bronze Seal

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Carved Bronze Seal, Tibet, square lotus throne form, the four sides decorated with bands of carved floral design, chased foliate pattern, and beads, surmounted with two intertwined mythical animals with scaly skin, carved and chased details, topped with a lotus bud finial with a hole to its bottom, the seal face with two carved characters in a shaped cartouche, ht. 3 3/4, wd. 2 5/8, dp. 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

traces of gilt, missing inlaid stone from a floral band.


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

Tibet, Bead, Beadwork

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