A FINE LARGE SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BOWL, SIGNED SHIGEMITSU SEI AND SEAL, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A FINE LARGE SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BOWL SIGNED, SHIGEMITSU SEI AND SEAL, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the large bowl of double walled form with foliate rim, the design of paulownia leaves beneath vine, chased, hammered and engraved, the neck with three Imperial mon
36 cm., 14¼ in. diam.
- There are some small dents and slight scratches.
- There is some sliver polish residue which can be easily cleaned.
"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."