10-09-2020 10-09-2020
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October 9, 2020 09:00 AMCalender

Pair of Archaic-style Gilt-metal Ritual Jars and Covers

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3461B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 09, 2020 10:00AM


Pair of Archaic-style Gilt-metal Ritual Jars and Covers, China, flattened oviform with circular neck and mouth, two applied masks with loose rings on shoulder, the body engraved with a phoenix design and inlaid with red and turquoise blue beads, the cover knobbed with a ring, ht. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

loss of gilt and silver, tarnishing to silvered areas, spotty rusting, some patinas, heavy soiling particularly to the interior.

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