PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PALE CELADON JADE 'BAMBOO' VASE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
modelled in the form of a bamboo shoot emerging from jagged rocks with lingzhi sprigs, carved to one face with a standing crane and a small frog beneath a gnarled pine tree, the side decorated with a cicada, the stone of a mottled pale celadon tone with white inclusions and black speckles
Height 14.3 cm, 5⅝ in.
The vase is in good condition.
"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."