A CHINESE IMARI 'LANDSCAPE' DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the center of the dish painted with flowering plants in landscape with a pagoda in the background, the rim decorated with chrysanthemums and mons, incised with Japanese Palace inventory number N:220.+.
In overall good condition with minor firing imperfections including frits to the rim edge consistent with age and type, as well as minor surface wear especially to the gilding.
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.
The Royal Collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, Dresden
Roland Collection, New York
Doyle's New York, January 26, 2006, lot 1379 (part lot)
Vanderven Oriental Art, 's-Hertogenbosch, March 2006
Zatorska-Antonowicz, 1991, pp. 29-30, cat. no. 62 and p. 62, figs. 6, 7.
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 368, p. 705, illus. (as Japanese)