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Auction Description for Skinner: Asian Works of Art

Asian Works of Art

by Skinner


539 lots with images

October 12, 2013

The Heritage on the Garden

63 Park Plaza

Boston, MA, 02116 USA

Phone: +1 617 350 5400

Fax: +1 617 350 5429

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

Roman Glass Quatrefoil Balsamarium Vessel, probably 2nd century, conjoined, tapered tube form with flared mouth, pale green with irides

Lot 1: Roman Glass Quatrefoil Balsamarium Vessel, probably 2nd century, conjoined, tapered tube form with flared mouth, pale green with irides

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Description: Roman Glass Quatrefoil Balsamarium Vessel, probably 2nd century, conjoined, tapered tube form with flared mouth, pale green with iridescence to surface, with thin raised bands of glass molded around the middle and a meandering decorative handle above, lg. 4 7/8 in.

Condition Report: the original handle might have been longer, minor chips to decorative bands The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Three Coptic Processional Hand Crosses, possibly Egypt, silvered metal, cast with openwork crosses incorporating miniature crosses and

Lot 2: Three Coptic Processional Hand Crosses, possibly Egypt, silvered metal, cast with openwork crosses incorporating miniature crosses and

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Description: Three Coptic Processional Hand Crosses, possibly Egypt, silvered metal, cast with openwork crosses incorporating miniature crosses and knot designs, lg. to 10 3/8 in.

Condition Report: surface wear The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Iznik-style Tile Panel, Ottoman Turkey, comprising twelve square tiles, the white ground decorated red, blue, and green, depicting tuli

Lot 3: Iznik-style Tile Panel, Ottoman Turkey, comprising twelve square tiles, the white ground decorated red, blue, and green, depicting tuli

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Description: Iznik-style Tile Panel, Ottoman Turkey, comprising twelve square tiles, the white ground decorated red, blue, and green, depicting tulips issuing from an urn within a cartouche with a stylized ogee top demarcated by scrolling foliage reserved against a pale blue ground, all enclosed by a cobalt blue border decorated with foliage scrolls and flowerheads, 29 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., framed.

Condition Report: two tiles with visible repairs, most with chips along the corners and edges, frame with surface abrasions and chips The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Damascened Shield, Dhal, Indo-Persia, 19th/20th century, domed, circular form with four bosses, densely worked with floral decoration,

Lot 4: Damascened Shield, Dhal, Indo-Persia, 19th/20th century, domed, circular form with four bosses, densely worked with floral decoration,

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Description: Damascened Shield, Dhal, Indo-Persia, 19th/20th century, domed, circular form with four bosses, densely worked with floral decoration, reverse with leather straps on four rings, dia. 11 3/4 in.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Three Bronze Daggers, probably north west Persia, approximately 1st millennium BC, tapering blades, one with raised braid-pattern mid-r

Lot 5: Three Bronze Daggers, probably north west Persia, approximately 1st millennium BC, tapering blades, one with raised braid-pattern mid-r

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Description: Three Bronze Daggers, probably north west Persia, approximately 1st millennium BC, tapering blades, one with raised braid-pattern mid-rib and crescentic guard, one with raised mid-rib, the cylindrical grip molded with pairs of encircling ribs between the crescentic pommel and guard, and one with double-crescent pommel and shaped grip, blade with broad flattened mid-rib, lg. to 19 3/4 in.

Condition Report: verdigris and malachite encrustation throughout, minor corrosion The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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