Sold Without Reserve
A NEST OF FOUR CHINESE RED AND GILT LACQUERED QUARTETTO TABLES, 20TH CENTURY
(tallest) height 27 ½ in.; width 19 ½ in.
70 cm; 49.5 cm
A few small losses and craquelure to lacquered surfaces throughout. The gilt and lacquered decoration on table tops in good condition overall with vibrant details and only a few very small losses as expected 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.
Christie's New York, 6-7 September 2006, lot 435