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

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

Description:

Carved Shrine, Tibet, late 19th/early 20th century, probably pine, painted and lacquered, the two tall doors decorated with blue Dharmapalas surrounded by snow lions, tigers, horses, and other animals, below a fixed panel depicting wish granting jewels, the base with cast brass pulls and the posts with polychrome flowers, red-painted apron, three different dentil moldings on top, with a shelf of later date and unfinished sides and top, ht. 54 1/4, front wd. 30 1/2, back wd. 28, dp. to 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Age expected wear.


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Keywords

Tibet