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Three Lacquer Boxes

Auction:
3263T
Lot:
1062
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 3263T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Three Lacquer Boxes, China, late Qing dynasty, a double lozenge-shape box inlaid with bats and shou characters; a hexagonal sweetmeat box decorated with a gold-lacquered bat and dragon design, with six inner compartments; and a bat-shaped red-lacquered box painted with an auspicious flora and fauna designs in polychrome lacquer, ht. to 7 1/4, wd. to 20 7/8 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $400-600

multiple chips, surface stain, loss of lacquer luster, sweetmeat box missing a compartment.


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.

Keywords

China, Ageing, Arts, Carved lacquer, Culture, Decorative arts, Lacquer, Life extension, Shou, Visual arts

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