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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

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  • Mughal Miniature Painting Depicting a Prince

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Mughal Miniature Painting Depicting a Prince, India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, seated in a palace setting with an attendant waving a fan, signed at upper left, framed and more ...

  • Mughal Miniature Painting Depicting a Lady

    Lot: 2

    Mughal Miniature Painting Depicting a Lady, India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, she stands in a court garden in front of a pavilion beside a recumbent calf and a tree, signed more ...

  • Pair of Miniature Portraits of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Pair of Miniature Portraits of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, India, 19th century, opaque color on ivory, oval portraits depicting the Imperial couple holding flowers and dressed in richly ornamented more ...

  • Brass Damascene Box

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $369$300

    Brass Damascene Box, India, late 19th century, rectangular with hinged cover and keyhole on a slightly flanged base, decorated allover with elaborate floral and foliate scrolls in silver and brass more ...

  • Buddhist Black Schist Sculpture

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Buddhist Black Schist Sculpture, India, the female deity standing with her hands together at her chest, holding a rosary between her palms, finely carved jewelry and drapery, her left leg slightly more ...

  • Four Fragmentary Buddhist Heads

    Lot: 6

    Four Fragmentary Buddhist Heads, Southeast Asia, a stucco head, Thailand, the oval face with downcast eyes, smiling lips, and pointed chin, without ushnisha; a limestone head, Cambodia, with broad more ...

  • Sandstone Buddha Head

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $400$325

    Sandstone Buddha Head, Thailand, Ayutthaya style, with slender face and pointed chin, arched eyebrows, downcast eyes, and aquiline nose, (one of the ears damaged), ht. 18 3/4 in. Provenance: Ex more ...

  • Bronze Karen Drum

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    Bronze Karen Drum, Burma or Laos, 19th century, Heger type III form with a protruding tympanum and a concave cylindrical base, the tympanum decorated with a central twelve-point star surrounded by more ...

  • Andagu Stone Stele

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Andagu Stone Stele, Burma, Pagan style, with a four-armed Vishnu standing in the frontal samapada posture, holding his four attributes: a large club, a wheel of the law, a rosary, and a conch, more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Buddha

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Bronze Figure of Buddha, Burma, Mandalay style, seated cross-legged with his hands in bhumisparsha mudra, his hair and ushnisha in small tight curls with a broad band across the forehead, his more ...

  • Bronze Figures of Shiva with Uma

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $554$450

    Bronze Figures of Shiva with Uma, India, both depicted seated in lalita asana with one leg folded and the other pendant on an oval lotus throne mounted on a low rectangular pedestal with a floral more ...

  • Saung , Burmese Harp

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $861$700

    Saung, Burmese Harp, Myanmar, 20th century, the lacquered resonator body decorated with carved and gilded floral scrolls and inlaid mica flowers, the curved neck terminating in stylized gilded leaf, more ...

  • Thai Devarwadi Torso of Buddha

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Thai Devarwadi Torso of Buddha, Southeast Asia, possibly 10th century, depicted with snail curl hair and finely modeled facial features, with stand, ht. 23 1/4 in. more ...

  • Large Sandstone Gupta Torso of Buddha

    Lot: 14

    Large Sandstone Gupta Torso of Buddha, India, possibly late 6th century, with diaphanous drapery, with stand, statue ht. 33 in. more ...

  • Pair of White Marble Foo Lions

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $18,450$15,000

    Pair of White Marble Foo Lions, China, late Qing dynasty, the female lion with her mouth closed and her paw resting on her cub and the male lion with his mouth open and his paw resting on a ball, more ...

  • Pair of White Marble Lions with Dragon Heads, Ba Xia

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $15,990$13,000

    Pair of White Marble Lions with Dragon Heads, Ba Xia, China, possibly Tang dynasty, legendarily known as one of the nine sons of the dragon king, each depicted reclined on a rectangular base with more ...

  • Pair of Monumental Stone Pagodas

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $5,843$4,750

    Pair of Monumental Stone Pagodas, Japan, dated 1806, comprised of seven individual stone carvings, each with a memorial inscription, ht. 8 ft. 6 in. Preview by appointment at Skinner, more ...

  • White Marble Basin

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $800$650

    White Marble Basin, China, carved in the shape of a double lotus flower, resting on a raised circular flat base, ht. 4 1/4, rim dia. 15 in. more ...

  • Two Carved Stone Bodhisattva Heads

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $14,760$12,000

    Two Carved Stone Bodhisattva Heads, China, Tang dynasty style, both with angled downcast eyes and full lips, one with elongated earlobes and a tall headdress, the other with hair parted in sections more ...

  • Straw-glazed Stoneware Amphora

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $25,830$21,000

    Straw-glazed Stoneware Amphora, China, Tang dynasty, oviform with a slightly waisted neck surmounted with a dish-shape mouth, the well-rounded shoulder tapering downward to the slightly outcurved more ...

  • Two Pottery Entertainers

    Lot: 21

    Two Pottery Entertainers, China, possibly Eastern Han dynasty, both kneeling and holding an instrument, red earthenware with traces of pigment, ht. to 15 3/4 in. more ...

  • Sancai-glazed Pottery Figure of a Horse

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Sancai-glazed Pottery Figure of a Horse, China, Tang dynasty, standing on four feet with its hind legs slightly bent, its head slightly turned to the left with the mouth open, its short tail curved more ...

  • Pottery Legless Horse

    Lot: 22A
    Sold for: $984$800

    Pottery Legless Horse, China, possibly Han dynasty, soft red earthenware with black slip and red pigment, the wooden legs missing, lg. 17 in. more ...

  • Pottery Earth Spirit

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $215$175

    Pottery Earth Spirit, China, possibly Tang dynasty, depicted seated on its haunches on a stacked base, with one clawed arm raised above its head, with long horns and a pair of wings, with traces of more ...

  • Pottery Horse

    Lot: 24

    Pottery Horse, China, possibly Tang dynasty, standing on all fours, red earthenware with traces of black, red, and green pigments, ht. 17 1/2 in. Asian Art Online more ...

  • Three Sichuan Pottery Amphoras

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Three Sichuan Pottery Amphoras, China, Han dynasty, angled bulbous shape, with an everted rim molded in the shape of a square with two pointed corners alternating with two curved corners running more ...

  • Sancai Jarlet

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $123$100

    Sancai Jarlet, China, possibly Tang dynasty, round globular jar with three pointed feet, decorated with molded flowerheads, with cream, amber, and green glazes, ht. 1 1/2 in. more ...

  • Two Ming-style Polychrome Pottery Figures

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $492$400

    Two Ming-style Polychrome Pottery Figures, China, two standing bath attendants, one holding a basin, each with green, camel, and red robes and a removable head, ht. to 20 in. more ...

  • Two Pottery Court Attendants

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $431$350

    Two Pottery Court Attendants, China, possibly Western Han dynasty, one kneeling, the other standing, both wearing flowing robes, with traces of red and white pigments, ht. to 24 1/2 in. more ...

  • Three Metalwork Snuff Bottles

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $431$350

    Three Metalwork Snuff Bottles, Tibetan China, a large double gourd-shape bottle with an elongated lotus bud-shape neck, decorated with animals in various poses against a foliate scroll ground in more ...