A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY | 清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐
A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY | 清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐
A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY | 清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐
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A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY | 清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY | 清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

A MOULDED GOURD CRICKET CAGE AND TORTOISESHELL COVER

QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

清十八/十九世紀 匏製玳瑁蓋蟋蟀罐


the bulbous body rising from a rounded tip to a short neck with a wooden rim, moulded to the body with a dense basketry pattern, the tortoiseshell cover carved with two five-clawed dragons amidst lingzhi scrolls

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Length 13.8 cm, 5⅜ in.

Condition Report

There are some flakes to the interior, light overall wear, including to the rim of the cage and the cover. The wood rim of the cover was possibly lacquered/varnished due to the different colour compared to the rim of the cage.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。通體見輕微磨損,如罐及蓋口沿。内壁有少許剝落。蓋口沿顔色比罐口沿淺,或經髹漆。


"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."


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您向其他專業修復人員索取諮詢,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每款拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為專業主觀看法而非事實陳述。準買家應參考有關該拍賣的重要通知(見圖錄)。


雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Saleroom Notice

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue. This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. For example, US regulations restrict or prohibit the import of certain items to protect wildlife conservation. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation. 此編號含有瀕臨絕種物料。蘇富比建議買家在投標之前,先理解有關地方政府的入口限制。如美國為保護野生動物而對有關材質所實行的出入口規條及限制。蘇富比將不會協助此編號運往美國的運輸。買家無權因為未能得到出入口許可而取消拍賣及延遲付款。

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sandy and Cecile Mactaggart Collection.

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Important Chinese Art
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