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Large Beige-glazed Bowl with Hippopotamuses

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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

Description:

Large Beige-glazed Bowl with Hippopotamuses, Persia, possibly 17th century or earlier, conical, with angled bottom on a slightly splayed foot, the interior decorated with four hippopotamuses against a foliate scroll band, the exterior with a floral and foliate scrolls, all embossed with white slip clay, fine allover crackling, bisque base, ht. 4 3/8, dia. 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

broken in pieces and repaired, spots of glazing flaws.


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

Marion E. James, Ceramic materials, Pottery, Scroll, Silicates, Slip

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