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Two Kesa and a Sash

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Kesa and a Sash, Japan, 19th/20th century, silk and metallic thread brocade, one woven with phoenixes and a crane on a cream-colored ground, the other with rows of floral roundels on a gold ground, with matching sash, sizes to 80 x 44 in.
Estimate $500-700

gold kesa unstable, backing very brittle, losses and fraying to edges, multiple tears, extensive wear and staining to cream kesa.


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

Japan, Brocade, Manufacturing, Silk

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