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    A TIBETAN SILVER AND HARDSTONE COVERED EWER
    Circa 1900
    Unmarked
    10 inches high (25.4 cm)
    39.7 ounces (gross)

    The ewer of baluster-form with fluted waisted neck, repoussé and chased geometric and stylized foliate decoration throughout, body centered with a single cartouche decorated with a seated figure to one side, the other side with animals, removable lid secured with chain from finial to serpentine-form handle, spout with pear-shaped blue hardstone and issuing from mouth of zoomorphic head mounted to body, bezel set blue hardstones to shoulder.


    Condition Report*: Missing some stones, lid out of round but fits secure, solder missing in spots attaching cartouche to body, general surface wear and light denting commensurate with age.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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