A KAKIEMON VASE AND COVER, EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
the oviform vase with ring neck and rounded foot, with chrysanthemums beneath lappets, decorated in iron-red, green, yellow and black enamels, the domed cover with knop finial with flowers and foliage
33 cm., 9 in. high
- Some old restauration to the neck rim.
- There is a crack around part of the shoulder.
- The cover has some restorations, but they have been done well.
"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."