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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Bronze Seal

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


Bronze Seal, China, square form with a columnar handle, inscribed on three sides of the seal, the inscriptions translate to "made by the Board of Rites in February, the 15th of Qianlong reign (1750/51), reg. no. 3248," the top inscribed in Manchurian, the seal face with Chinese and Manchurian characters in six lines, ht. 3 5/8, seal wd. 2 1/4 in.

Note: For a similar example see Sotheby's New York, Asian Art, Lot 944, September 19, 2015.

Estimate $7,000-9,000

in good condition with minor wear and an old chip.

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