Sold Without Reserve
A CHINESE EXPORT RED LACQUER TEA CADDY, ALONG WITH TWO ENGLISH RED JAPANNED TEA CADDIES, 19TH CENTURY
(largest) height 8 in.; width 13 in.; depth 8 ½ in.
20.3 cm; 33 cm; 21.6 cm
A few nicks and small chips present throughout all of the caddies. The red lacquer caddy with nice craquelure and some minor losses, consistent with age and use.
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.