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Lot 1005: A PAIR OF CHINESE PORCELAIN MODELS OF PARROTS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: modelled in mirror image, each depicted standing on pierced rocks, brightly enamelled with yellow and green plumage
Both with a small loss at the tip of the beak. The surface has considerable short scratches, particularly evident on the yellow and green enamels. There are general firing flaws and enamel wear.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Formerly in the collection of Victor Cavendish-Bentinck, 9th Duke of Portland (1897-1990);
Thence by descent
Dimensions: 8in high