Description: the domed cover finely carved to the top with Shoulao and his attendant on a raft amongst foaming waves enclosed within a peach-shaped panel with flying bats, all against a diaper ground, the box similarly carved with diaper ground with a key-fret border at the foot, the interior and base lacquered black
Dimensions: 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in.
Condition Report: The box and cover are in general good condition with the exception of a small crack to the box exterior that has been restored (approx. 5 cm), there are also small areas in the interior of the box and cover that have been re-lacquered (approx. 3x4 cm each). The exterior of the cover and box have been cleaned.
Request more information
"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."