03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender
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Three Fragments from Portable Shrines

$800$650
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Three Fragments from Portable Shrines, Tibetan China, a small shaped painted wood plaque depicting a demonic deity on a dragon; a polygonal wood panel depicting deities on flying horses, Tibetan texts on reverse; and an openwork wood carving depicting standing bodhisattvas with mythical animals in high relief, partially gilt, ht. to 8 3/4, wd. to 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

severe age wear and tear with loss of pigments, carved one with breakages, heavy surface dirt, and loss of pigment.


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