PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A STUDY GROUP OF FOUR JADEITE CARVINGS
LATE QING DYNASTY
comprising: a small plaque carved with a bat perching on two pomegranates borne on leafy stem; a small carving of a gourd borne on leafy branch; a thumb ring with pale-green patches; and a smaller thumb ring of even translucent tone
the plaque, 4.9 cm, 1⅞ in.
All four carvings are in good condition with the exception of a tiny nick to the rim of the smaller thumb ring.
"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."