A SET OF FOUR 'TIEHUA' PANELS
each rectangular panel decorated with one of the 'Four Gentlemen among Flowers' (si junzhi), silk backing, wood frame
each 36.2 by 162 cm, 14¼ by 63¾ in.
There are some wear to the silk backing and minor rubbing and scratches to the wooden frames. Some minor bending and general nicks to the extremities are visible, and a few petals on the chrysanthemum have chipped off. There are also some general flakes and rusts.
"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."