PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A SMALL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
of square form, the covered decorated with a grasshopper perched on leafy floral spray issuing from jagged rocks, together with a small butterfly in flight, reserved against a diaper ground, the interiors and base lacquered black
Width 5.4 cm, 2⅛ in.
The cover is slightly warped, and there are some small flakes to the black lacquer at the rim of the box.
"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."
Collection of De La Narde, no. 3184 (according to label).
De La Narde 收藏，編號3184（標簽）