Description: of irregular form, well-worked in high relief to one side with a pair of cranes amongst towering pine trees, with a cascading waterfall streaming from the craggy mountains, the reverse detailed with further rockwork, the stone of pale grey with black tones
Dimensions: 18 cm, 7 1/8 in.
Condition Report: The carving is in general good condition, with the exception of three small dents on one side (approx. diameter 0.5 cm) and a small area of loss to the tip of one pine tree leaf, along with tiny nicks to the extremities.
"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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Exhibited: The Property of Mr Philip Cardeiro, Knapton Rasti Asian Art, London, 2009, cat. no. 66.
Provenance: Collection of C. Philip Cardeiro, California.
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