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

Two-panel Portable Shrine

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


Two-panel Portable Shrine, Tibetan China, rectangular, with a three-lobed top with a slightly pointed arch in the center, the two panels tied with a brass hinge, a hasp lock, and a ribbon string, each of the sides with a brass bracket handle, the panel's recessed interior painted with various deity figures surrounding a central deity of lama figure in one and in the other of bodhisattva, one panel with a Sanskrit character in gold on the exterior, each panel 13 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

age wear and tear, some age cracks to wood, flaking and cracking to pigments, minor warping to wood.

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