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Ceramic Model of a Ritual Conch Shell

Auction:
3285B
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3285B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ceramic Model of a Ritual Conch Shell, China, 19th century, with enameled and gilt details, inscribed with date (Qianlong 45, 1780), possibly used as an inkwell, lg. 7 1/4, wd. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

traces of ink near mouth and inside.


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