THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A SILVER MODEL OF A DRAGON, SIGNED KOREYOSHI , MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the powerful model of a writhing dragon, chased, hammered and engraved with fine scale details and holding a crystal ball in its three claws
26 cm., 10¼ in. high
- There is some old wear to the silver with minor scratches.
- The whiskers are slightly bent.
- Please note the dragon is solid silver and NOT silver plaited. There are some gold details.
"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."