A CHINESE IMARI DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
supported by a tapered foot sweeping up to rounded sides and a slightly flaring rim, the center painted with bamboo and chrysanthemum issuing from rockwork, the cavetto decorated with four panels of blossoming flowers.
Diameter: 13¾ in.
There is an approx. 2.5 cm forked hairline extending from the rim with minute losses at 12 o'clock, and a small chip to the underside rim edge at 6 o'clock. Otherwise with minor firing imperfections and light surface wear.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Collection of Robert Anderson
E. & J. Frankel Ltd., New York, February 2006
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 370, p. 708, illus.