THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR
A FINE LARGE GOLD LACQUER KODANSU [INCENSE CABINET], MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
of rectangular form with hinged door, decorated in a rich gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and kirigane with chrysanthemum flowers, containing four drawers depicting a design of flowers and tsukushi [horsetails] in a field, the interior nashiji, the mounts in silver, with fitted wood box
22 x 15 x 19.5 cm., 8⅝ x 5⅞ x 7⅝ in.
- Fine condition.
"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."