June 18, 2020 01:00 PM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Bronze Qilin Mirror Stand on Wood Base

recumbent bronze qilin, swirling cloud and crescent attachments, 6-3/4 x 13-1/2 x 6-3/4 in.; fitted carved wood stand, 5-1/2 x 12 x 8 in.

Note: Objects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.

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Provenance:Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia


polished surface with scattered scratches, areas of discoloration and oxidation, repair to front right leg, small hole in side near left front leg, repair to face, repair to crescent, wear to underside; stand with scattered scratches, surface dirt layer, possible repairs to knees

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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