PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A SMALL AGATE 'LOTUS POD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
carved in the round with a lotus pod facing upward and leaning against a smaller one, borne on a curled stem issuing further blossoms and lotus leaves, wood stand
Length 5.4 cm, 2⅛ in.
Several edges of the flowers and leaves have been chipped off.
"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."