A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE EXPORT PLASTER NODDING HEAD FIGURES, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Sold Without Reserve
A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE EXPORT PLASTER NODDING HEAD FIGURES
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
each modeled standing upright, comprising two male figures in court dress and two elegant ladies
height 12 ½ in.; 31.8 cm
Some discoloration, flaking and retouching to paint surface throughout. Appear to have mostly old paint and overall present in good condition with no significant losses.
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.
H. M. Luther, New York
Sotheby's New York, 13 April 2016, lot 156