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Three Silver/Copper Handled and Covered Ewers

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three Silver/Copper Handled and Covered Ewers, Mongolia/Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, two bowl-shape ewers, with broad strap handles, decorated with animal repousse designs, one with carved bi disc on top; and one copper with allover gilt filigree decoration, all embellished with cabochon coral, turquoise, jadeite, and agate beads of various shapes, ht. to 9 7/8, wd. to 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

minor dent and deformation, tarnishing to metal, surface dirt, some coral and turquoise beads replaced with glass beads.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Mongolia, Agate, Ewers, Filigree, Hardstone carving, Jade, Jewellery making, Mineralogy, Native American art, Repoussé and chasing, Turquoise, Visual arts

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