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Canton Porcelain Bidet with Mahogany Stand

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Canton Porcelain Bidet with Mahogany Stand, 19th century, porcelain Canton blue and white kidney-shaped bidet, set in a fitted mahogany stand with cover, ht. 18, wd. 25 1/2, dp. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Bidet in good overall condition, stand with wear to legs and wear, loss to small area at each end where porcelain sits within frame, ball feet probably later. Lid with water staining, wear, abrasions, cracking to all side panels (some repaired, some loose), chipped losses to corners, lacking central pull.


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.

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Antiques, Bidet, Chinese culture, Mahogany, Porcelain, Pottery, Tableware

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