PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A SET OF EIGHTEEN ALBUM LEAVES DEPICTING LUOHAN
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
清十九世紀 羅漢冊頁一組十八開 設色描金磁青紙本
gold pigments and colour on indigo-coloured paper, each depicting one of the eighteen luohans, accompanied by an annotative text in Chinese
each frame 14.7 by 20.8 cm, 5¾ by 8¼ in.
There are some small holes in several leaves and some overall wear to the gilding and pigments, in particular to the leaves illustrating the first, fourteenth and seventeenth luohan.
"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."