ARCHAIC AND ARCHAISTIC JADES FROM THE MICHAEL GULBENKIAN COLLECTION
A MOTTLED JADE AXE
of trapezoid form with curved edges and rendered with a smooth rounded surface, one corner pierced with an aperture, the stone of a moss green tone variegated with white and russet streaks
Length 18 cm, 7⅛ in.
The axe has a 2x1cm., chip to the upper edge (as illustrated in the catalogue) and some minor natural flaws and nibbles to the edges, some scratches and adhered soil and grit characteristic of burial.
中文內容僅供參考，請以英文原版為準。圖例可見玉斧邊沿上方有一約2 x 1公分細磕，另見少許輕微天然瑕疵、邊沿細磕及劃痕，與少許出土痕跡。
"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."
Collection of R.H.R. Palmer (1898-1970), no. 20 (according to label).
R.H.R. Palmer (1898-1970)收藏，編號20（標簽）