Description: the deep rounded sides carved as a radiating bloom with fluted petals, rising to a slightly everted lobed rim, supported on three short
taotie legs, the stone of a spinach-green colour mottled with black speckles
Dimensions: 23.5 cm, 9 1/4 in.
Condition Report: This bowl is in good condition, but does have various flaws running through the stone.
"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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Provenance: Christie's London, 15th June 1987, lot 339.
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