Lot 196: A PAIR OF CHINESE STONEWARE FIGURES ON BASES
GUANGDONG, CIRCA 1900 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: each modelled as a figure standing with his waist bent, holding a blade behind him on one side, standing on a rocky plinth with dragons leaping from turbulent waves
Both broken and heavily restored, with visible overpaint and associated losses. There are other areas of loss and chips particularly to the extremities. Some glaze firing imperfections.
"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.
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Dimensions: 68.5cm, 27in.