THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A PAIR OF KAKIEMON DISHES, EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
each dish with eight lobed panels decorated in iron-red, blue, yellow, green and black enamels with chrysanthemums and birds among tree peony surrounding a central peony spray
23.5 cm., 9¼ in. diam.
- Good condition.
- Some minor enamel wear.
"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."
William Joseph Baron van Brienen (1760–1839), Mayor of Amsterdam and thence by descent.