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Garlic-head Vase

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Garlic-head Vase, China, Ming dynasty, the pear-shape body rising to a tall neck with a garlic mouth, overall dark blue enamel thinning at the rim of the mouth, an underglaze blue four-character mark with double circle at the base, ht. 9 3/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

overall minor scratches


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

China, Ceramic glazes, Decorative arts, Garlic, Glass, Glass art, Matter, Porcelain, Pottery, Underglaze, Vase, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel

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