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

Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper

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


Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper, Tibetan China, a gourd and silver wine canister, oval on a stem foot, the short straight neck with a loop connecting to the finial loop on a lotus knob stopper, decorated with mythical animals, humanoid animals, and foliate lappets in friezes, a braided leather handle tied to two loop holes on shoulder; a gao or portable copper and silver shrine, with a seated Buddha figure visible inside, the front with a shaped glass window surrounded with a broad band decorated with a mythical animal head and Tibetan characters in repousse, enclosed in a conforming fabric pouch with a strap; a bone rosary with 108 skull beads, ht. to 8 1/2, lg. to 26 3/4; and text handwritten on both sides of a piece of paper, (tears along edges), 26 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

minor surface dirt, tarnishing to metal, distortion to gourd body.

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