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Pair of Large Cloisonne Vases

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Pair of Large Cloisonne Vases, Japan, 19th/20th century, possibly Ando workshop, baluster-form with slender neck and waisted bottom, copper clad rim and base, each depicting a pair of hens and roosters under a floral tree with a bird perched on a branch against a turquoise blue ground, a white dragon against a gold-speckled dark green band around the neck, a band of patterned band around the mouth rim and foot rim, the pair not in a mirror image, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

minor dent to a rim, minor surface scratches to some areas, hairline cracks to one, surface stains 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

Japan, Chinese art, Cloisonné, Jewellery making, Rim, Rooster, Turquoise, Vitreous enamel

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