A CARVED BAMBOO WRISTREST
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of arched rectangular form, the convex surface carved with leafy bamboo shoots issuing from craggy rockwork, patinated to a warm dark brown tone
Length 23 cm, 9 in.
There are some minute nicks and expected cracks. The back has two lines of inscriptions written in ink with some being rubbed off. The wristrest is also very slightly warped.
"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."