10-09-2020 10-09-2020
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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
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October 9, 2020 09:00 AMCalender

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

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


Pair of Archaic-style Gilt-metal Ritual Vessels and Covers, China, Eastern Zhou style, hu-form, decorated with bands of engraved geometric designs, inlaid with red and blue beads, applied taotie masks on shoulder, each with a loose ring, the cover with three openwork knobs, ht. 18 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

streaks of thick rusting, gilt losses, metal corrosions, spotty patinas, heavy soiling particularly to the interior.

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Zhou, China