logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
Lot 0068

Description

Dimensions: 1-7/8" H x 3-1/2" W

Chinese Qing Dynasty Gilt bronze seal. The bronze carved in square shape, raised with slight thick gilt bronze, with facing Vigorous Qilin seal, lined with raised embellishments. Sculpture of Qilin is centered on the seal block with evenly spaced gaps all the way around allowing for the users fingers to comfortably rest on the edges. Qilin are an important motif in Chinese mythology. The gilt bronze is bright and lustrous as the light is easily reflected from the well-polished surfaces. The plaques split in the middle section, and fitted perfectly upon each other.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, consider ages and wear.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. 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.

Dimensions

in

Buyer's Premium

  • 25% up to $100,000
  • 20% up to $1,000,000
  • 15% above $1,000,000

QING GILT BRONZE QILIN SEAL

Estimate $2,000 - $2,500Oct 19