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Rootwood and Wood Carving of a Hermit

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Rootwood and Wood Carving of a Hermit, China, 19th/20th century, standing with his leg raised to his waist, holding a double gourd bottle, flanked by two carved monk figures, mounted on a wood stand, overall ht. 21 in.
Estimate $300-500

one of the inlaid pupils missing, repairs with metal nails to some areas, cracking in progress to wood, heavey surface dirt, minor chips to some details.


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

China, Arts, Bottles, Carving, Cucurbitaceae, Gourd, Wood carving

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