The figure with one small firing line to the left arm (approx. 6 mm), very narrow glaze gaps in her hair, and firing lines to the interior (including one that extends around the base to the garment below the deity's left knee. Scattered burst glaze bubbles, a small iron spot to Guanyin's back (approx. 3 mm) and another small one under the left knee. Small chips to a fingertip on her left hand and one at the edge of the base, plus a frit to the garment fold at her chest.
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.