PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A JADEITE 'BUDDHIST LION AND CUB' GROUP
carved with a recumbent lion depicted with its head slightly turned to the right and supporting the front paws of a clambering cub, the mouth grasping a lingzhi sprig
Width 9 cm, 3 5/9 in.
This is in good overall condition. The actual colour is of a very slightly more green tone than the catalogue illustration.
"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."