THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN WINE COOLERS
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1775
each with slightly fluted sides supported by a splayed foot rising to a scalloped rim and flanked by handles on either side, painted in the center of two sides with a central bouquet of flowers knotted by a gilt ribbon
height 5⅞ in.
Both in overall good condition with minor and expected firing imperfections and minor wear to the surface.
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.
A similar example was sold at Christie’s New York, January 30, 1993, lot 80.