ANONYMOUS VARIOUS FOREIGNERS, (BANKOKU JINBUTSU ZU), MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY
each depicting foreigners, ink and colour on gold ground paper
Each approx.: 32 x 27 cm., 121/2 x 105/8 in.
- All have some wear to the gold ground and some worn wears to the edges with repairs to tears, small holes and old damage.
- Two are in poor 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."
A similar example is in the collection of the Nagoya City Museum see, Hosono Masanobu, Nihon bijutsu 4, (Tokyo, 1969), pl. 1.
For another similar example see, Hormusjee Naorojee Mody, A collection of Nagasaki colour prints and paintings: showing the influence of Chinese and European art on that of Japan, (Rutland, 1969), pl. 1.