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Lot 623: A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A SIMILAR BOWL, CIRCA 1900 |

Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art

by Sotheby's

October 20, 2016

New York, NY, USA

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  • A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A SIMILAR BOWL, CIRCA 1900 |
  • A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A SIMILAR BOWL, CIRCA 1900 |
  • A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A SIMILAR BOWL, CIRCA 1900 |
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Description: the candlesticks formed as fully-modeled dragons on circular bases chased with clouds by Hung Chong & Co., Canton, the bowl embossed with a dragon and initialled by Wang Hing, Hong Kong

Condition Report: one candlestick with bottom leg of dragon broken off and needs to be reattached, otherwise in good condition
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Dimensions: height of candlesticks 7 1/2 in., diameter of bowl 7 3/8 in.

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