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Pair of Brass Candleholders

Auction:
3183T
Lot:
1111
Sold for:
$86$70

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Auction:
Discovery - 3183T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 28, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Brass Candleholders, China, in the shape of a crane standing on bixi with a peach-inspired candleholder in its beak, decorated with floral scrolls and fuku character in sgraffito, four-character Qianlong mark, ht. to 36 in.
Estimate $20-200

break to one crane's neck


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, Art history, Arts, Bixi, Chinese mythology, Chinese sculpture, Fuku, Qianlong Emperor, Scroll, Visual arts

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