PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A BOXWOOD FIGURE OF GUANYIN
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
carved standing dressed in a loose robe cascading in ample folds, holding a scroll in one hand, her face with a benevolent expression, framed by a high chignon covered with a veil
Height 16.5 cm, 6½ in.
There are some general wear and a few nicks to the surface and the extremities, and a shallow crack to the lower front section (ca. 1.5 cm).
"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."