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Blue and White Dragon Jar and Cover

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
167
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Dragon Jar and Cover, China, 19th/20th century, baluster shape, four lion-head loops around shoulder, a stylized shishi lion on the domed cover, ht. 16 in.
Provenance: The collection of a New England gentleman.
Estimate $800-1,000

the finial of shishi, repaired and possibly attached later, chips to cover rim and bottom, numerous surface dirt and scratches, firing flaws with pockmarks.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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China, Chinese culture, Chinese guardian lions, Chinese mythology, Cultures, Dragon jar, Felids, Lion, Shishi

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