Asian Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

LOT 529

Lot 529

Two Hardwood Scholar’s Trays

Two Hardwood Scholar’s Trays
Lot 529 Details
Two Hardwood Scholar’s Trays


Both demonstrating beautiful wood grain, the larger tray carved with raised feet and notched ridges
largest length 20 in — 50.7 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Property of a Canadian banker, who lived and purchased in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Tokyo in the 1980s and 90s.


Proceeds to benefit the Ontario Arts Foundation.


old crack reinforced by butterfly joint

LOT 529

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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