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Lot 98: AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED HARDWOOD JARDINIÈRE, BOMBAY, MID-19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the circular lotus carved bowl on a vase shaped stem supported by three peacocks with serpent tails, on a triangular base carved with snakes
A boldly carved piece in 'country house' condition. There are loses to the carved detail, notably to the serpents issuing from the birds mouths and the feet of the base, and to the wings of the birds some of which have chips to the tips. There is an age crack to one side of the base. The surface with ingrained dirt and dust which would benefit from a gentle clean and polish according to taste. Overall with minor old marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
"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."
Dimensions: 87cm. high, 61cm. deep; 2ft. 10¼in., 2ft.