03-18-2017 03-18-2017
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Two Carved Stone Bodhisattva Heads

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


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 pulled into a topknot, mounted on modern wood stands, head lg. to 6, stand ht. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

multiple signs of age wear and tear to stones with abrasions to some details, heavy soiling and surface encrustations.

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