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Pewter Tripod Covered Censer with Stand

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Pewter Tripod Covered Censer with Stand, China, 19th/20th century, round with two animal-head handles with loose rings, with an inner cover decorated with an openwork shou character, the domed cover with an openwork floral scroll on top with a seated carved shishi finial, with calligraphy works incised both on censer and cover, the round stand decorated with an openwork coin design, some edges clad with brass bands, ht. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: The pewter collection of Ruth Raymond, Beacon Hill, who began collecting in the 1940s.
Estimate $300-500

surface wear with scratches, multiple dents, residues of cleaning material, repairs to cover top, patinas 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

Ruth Raymond, Censer, Openwork, China

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