A CHINESE SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL, CORAL, AND HARDSTONE SHIP, 20TH CENTURY
A CHINESE SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL, CORAL, AND HARDSTONE SHIP, 20TH CENTURY
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A CHINESE SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL, CORAL, AND HARDSTONE SHIP, 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

A CHINESE SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL, CORAL, AND HARDSTONE SHIP, 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A CHINESE SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL, CORAL, AND HARDSTONE SHIP, 20TH CENTURY


the peacock-form ship with varicolor enamel, filigree, and coral cabochons, the head feathers carved in orange agate, with a wave-carved wood base

apparently unmarked

101 oz 15 dwt

3166 g

length 21 in.

53.5 cm


Please note that this lot contains material(s) which have import or export restrictions. Please contact a member of the department for further information.

Condition Report

Lacking three of the coral beads at wings. Occasional minor enamel losses. Five flags and a set of stairs have come unglued from ship deck and need to be reattached. Otherwise 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.

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.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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