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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2927B Boston
September 16, 2016 11:00AMCalender

Four Assorted Items

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


Four Assorted Items, China, a jadeite carving of a bird seated with a peach branch in its mouth, with a conforming wood openwork stand, wd. 2; an amber composite carving of a rolled lotus leaf (chipped to one side) with a crab and catfish on top, dia. to 2 5/8; a carved wood stand with two holes on top (photographed as stand for amber carving), ht. 1 3/8; and a miniature pottery figure (with broken head) standing on a podium with his both hands raised to chest, ht. to 4 3/8 in.

Provenance: The descendants of Dudley L. Pickman (1779-1846), and Charles G. Loring (1828-1902) of Massachusetts.
Estimate $200-250

the head of potter figure broken, lotus amber chipped to a side, surface dirt to jadeite bird and stand.

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Charles G. Loring, Dudley L. Pickman, Carving, Hardstone carving, Jade, Metalworking, Openwork, Woodworking, China