Asian Art Online Auction

August 25, 2016

LOT 173

Lot 173

Agate Carved Brushwasher

Agate Carved Brushwasher
Lot 173 Details
Agate Carved Brushwasher

Finely carved with lotus and chrysanthemum, with fitted reticulated wooden stand
height 2.4" — 6.2 cm.

Estimate $700-$800

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


From the Nesbitt Collection in Montréal, acquired before 1920 and thence by descent within the family
加拿大蒙特利爾銀行家族Nesbitt Family, 購於1920前並傳承於家族自今。


minor scratches to surface; one natural crack (2cm); stand in good condition

LOT 173

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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