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Pair of Cast Bronze Vases

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Pair of Cast Bronze Vases, Japan, 19th/20th century, bulbous with waisted neck and wide mouth, near straight sides, resting on a foot ring, one depicting pairs of goldfish and frogs with lotuses, the other three carp with water plants and lotuses, two patterned bands each around the shoulder and foot rim, gilt details, three-character mark to base, ht. 11 3/4 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical Society.
Estimate $700-900

minor loss of gilt, surface scratches, otherwise in good condition.


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

Japan, Carp, Containers, Fishkeeping, Frog, Glass art, Goldfish, Pottery, Vase

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