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Red Soapstone Brush Washer

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2927B
Lot:
486
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Red Soapstone Brush Washer, China, compressed globular form with wide mouth, decorated with stylized tree branches and figures, inscribed with date, engraved mark in a round cartouche on base, ht. 1 3/8, dia. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

numerous surface scratches and fine chips, particularly to base.


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, Aesthetics, Cartouche, Globular cluster, Gu, Ironmongery, Visual arts, Washer

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