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Five Fragments of Stone Carvings

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Five Fragments of Stone Carvings, China, a spinach green hardstone inkstone; an oval pale celadon nephrite jade cover (finial broken); a circular white hardstone carving with a frog seated on a lotus pod, (chipped); a round celadon hardstone cover with three carved lamb heads and a carved floral finial; and a celadon hardstone bar with hinges to both ends, the stone with white and gray marks and inclusions, lg. to 9 3/4, wd. to 4, dia. to 3 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

overall in good condition with fine chips to some.


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, Celadon, Decorative arts, Hardstone, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Nephrite, Shades of green

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