PROPERTY FROM A DANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
TWO SILK KESI 'LOTUS' ROUNDELS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
each woven with a large lotus blossom in the centre, borne on a leafy branch and surrounded by further foliate branches laden with further smaller floral blooms and fluttering butterflies, all against a dark blue ground
Diameter 34.5 and 34 cm, 13⅝ and 13⅜ in.
There are some fraying, short splits and holes to a number of areas throughout. There are some discolouration to one roundel.
"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 Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen (1892-1987), collected in China before 1936.
In the family by descent.
Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen （1892-1987年）收藏，於1936年以前購自中國，此後家族傳承