PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A WHITE JADE CENSER AND COVER
LATE QING/REPUBLICAN PERIOD
the flattened vessel supported on four cabriole legs, set on the shoulder with a pair of mythical beast handles each suspending a loose ring, the cover carved with a lion and its cub in high-relief, the polished stone of an even white colour
Height 13.2 cm, 5 1/5 in.
The censer is in very good condition.
"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."