PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A CELADON JADE 'PEACH AND BAT' RETICULATED PLAQUE
LATE QING DYNASTY
of circular form, carved and reticulated with two peaches borne on leafy stem and a flying bat, all amidst floral blossoms and leafy scrolls, strung by a black-coloured cord as a pendant in between ten beads, the polished stone of an even celadon colour
Diameter 7.2 cm, 2 4/5 in.
The plaque has a small chip to one petal on a flower at the rim.
"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."