Skinner

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Auction 2549B

June 2, 2011 6:00PM

06-02-2011 06-04-2011

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Ivory Carving

Ivory Carving

Lot:
50A
Sold for:
$533$450

Ivory Carving, India, early 20th century, carving of four elephants on an acanthus carved pedestal, ht. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Bronze Buddha

Bronze Buddha

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$652$550

Bronze Buddha, Thailand, 19th century, seated in dhyanasana pose on a stand, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, ht. approx. 17 in. More ...

Folding Knife

Folding Knife

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$237$200

Folding Knife, Persia, Qajar period, late 19th/early 20th century, watered steel blade, iron handle with blue and yellow floral enameled decoration, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Four Silver Items

Four Silver Items

Lot:
52A
Unsold
 

Four Silver Items, Asian export, late 19th century, three boxes with relief flower decoration and a mirror, dia. 3 7/8 in. More ...

Silver Mirror

Silver Mirror

Lot:
52B
Sold for:
$830$700

Silver Mirror, Turkey, Ottoman, repousse silver with a design of baskets of flowers and scrolling, Tughra masks, dia. 10 in. More ...

Four Daggers

Four Daggers

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Four Daggers, three Phia Kaetla, Ceylon, 18th century or earlier, and a 19th century Thai dagger with a carved ivory hilt, lg. approx. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Axe Blade

Axe Blade

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$107$90

Axe Blade, India, 19th century, of crescent shape, with silver inlay decoration of wavy patterns, lg. 9 3/4, dia. 12 3/4 in. More ...

Bronze Buddhist Stele

Bronze Buddhist Stele

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Bronze Buddhist Stele, Burma, Pagan, 12th century, seated figure of Bhaigrava Buddha on a lotus throne supported by a flying figure with two attendant deities at the sides, with a garuda finial halo More ...

Bronze Seated Figure of the Buddha

Bronze Seated Figure of the Buddha

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Bronze Seated Figure of the Buddha, Burma, 13th century, jeweled figure in the earth witnessing mudra, ht. 10 in. More ...

Bronze Figure of the Buddha

Bronze Figure of the Buddha

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Bronze Figure of the Buddha, Burma, Pagan, 11th century, image of Padmapani seated in the royal ease pose on a rocky outcrop covered with tiger skin, with two attendants offering lotus, 8 1/2 x 7 More ...

Copper Bowl

Copper Bowl

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$415$350

Copper Bowl, Persia, 19th century, Dervish begging bowl (Kashkul) with panels of Arabic script, lg. 12 in. More ...

Iron Box

Iron Box

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$770$650

Iron Box, Tibet, 16th century, Derge work from Eastern Tibet, carved and pierced with a design of dragons and clouds, traces of gilt remaining, dia. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Niello Bowl

Niello Bowl

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$980$800

Niello Bowl, Thailand, 19th century, the exterior of the deep rounded bowl decorated with engraved, nielloed and gilded floral and leafy patterns, flat base, ht. 3 7/8, dia. 8 in. More ...

Niello and Gilt Gong

Niello and Gilt Gong

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$830$700

Niello and Gilt Gong, Thailand, 19th century, the surface decorated with niello and gilded patterns of seated Buddhist figures amidst leafy scrolls, dia. 8 in. More ...

Kapala Skull Cup

Kapala Skull Cup

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$830$700

Kapala Skull Cup, Tibet, 19th century, the skull cup resting on a triangular bronze pedestal representing a sacrificial fire with three heads, the domed cover cast with panels enclosing lokapala More ...

Bidri Bottle

Bidri Bottle

Lot:
63
Unsold
 

Bidri Bottle, India, 19th century, of water chestnut shape with an elongated neck, zinc alloy body inlaid with sheet silver, decorated with panels enclosing elaborate leafy patterns, ht. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Five Silver Boxes

Five Silver Boxes

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$459$375

Five Silver Boxes, Southeast Asia, 19th century, a rectangular box with repousse design of dragons, and four small boxes, lg. 2 1/4 to 6 in. More ...

Lot of Three Silver Items

Lot of Three Silver Items

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$276$225

Lot of Three Silver Items, Burma, 19th century, a circular box and cover with repousse decoration of birds and animals on a ground with acanthus leaves, a small rectangular box with leafy More ...

Silver Box

Silver Box

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,960$1,600

Silver Box, Burma, 19th century, the cover and the sides with fine repousse decoration of figurative groups, enclosed by acanthus leaves borders, the box raised on four short cabriole feet More ...

Silver Sugar Jar and Cover

Silver Sugar Jar and Cover

Lot:
67
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Silver Sugar Jar and Cover, Turkey, 19th century, the lily-shaped body supported on a pedestal foot and finely chased with columnar designs on a network ground, the domed cover with an eagle finial, More ...

Large Bronze Drum

Large Bronze Drum

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Large Bronze Drum, Southeast Asia, with slightly waisted midsection, the sides with string design, the top with small finials to the rim, dia. 24 3/4, ht. 18 5/8 in. More ...

Japanese Painting

Japanese Painting

Lot:
69
Unsold
 

Japanese Painting, 20th century, ink and colors on paper, otsu-e of a demon climbing into a tub, framed and glazed, 17 x 12 in. More ...

Eizan:

Eizan:

Lot:
69A
Sold for:
$245$200

Eizan: two woodblock prints, Courtesan in Elaborate Kimono and Courtesan with Attendant, (good impressions, color, and condition, with some fading, stains, and abrasion), framed. More ...

Two Woodblock Prints

Two Woodblock Prints

Lot:
70
Unsold
 

Two Woodblock Prints, Kiyoshi Saito, of a female Bunraku puppet in three-quarter view, signed "Kiyoshi Saito" in black ink, with red seal, framed and glazed, (good impression, color, and condition, More ...

Two Japanese Woodblock Prints

Two Japanese Woodblock Prints

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$59$50

Two Japanese Woodblock Prints, Dolls and Samurai Armor in Garden Setting, 20th century decorative prints, one signed in the style of early Korin (Rimpa) school screens, (fine impressions, color, and More ...

Three Japanese Woodblock Prints

Three Japanese Woodblock Prints

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$119$100

Three Japanese Woodblock Prints, two of ladies, late copies after Eishi and Harunobu, and Beetle on Flower Stalk by Yoshimoto Gesso, (good impressions, color, and condition), in small sleeves. More ...

Toyokuni III:

Toyokuni III:

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$89$75

Toyokuni III: A Noble Family Enjoying Tea on a Porch above a Stream, triptych, c. 1850, (good impression, color, and condition, with some stains, creases, and fading), in slipcase. More ...

Hiroshige:

Hiroshige:

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$153$125

Hiroshige: Ashida, from Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido, late 1830s, (good impression, color, and condition, with slight foxing and corner creases, matted to image, not examined out of frame), More ...

Utagawa Yoshitora:

Utagawa Yoshitora:

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$296$250

Utagawa Yoshitora: Benzaiten Shitai o Arawasu, triptych, signed, (good impression, faded, surface abrasion, foxing), framed and glazed, 13 x 28 in. More ...

Two Woodblock Prints

Two Woodblock Prints

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$267$225

Two Woodblock Prints, Kuniyoshi, Hana-jo Daughter of Oribe Kanamaru Tying Her Sash, from the series Stories of Faithful Hearts and True Loyalty, signed, (good impression, color, and condition, More ...