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FOUR 'ZITAN' ARTICLES, QING DYNASTY - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Restricted Species

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

FOUR 'ZITAN' ARTICLES, QING DYNASTY - REPUBLIC PERIOD

FOUR 'ZITAN' ARTICLES, QING DYNASTY - REPUBLIC PERIOD

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,625

USD

FOUR 'ZITAN' ARTICLES

QING DYNASTY - REPUBLIC PERIOD

清至民國 紫檀文玩品四件


comprising a silver-wire inlaid censer; a puzzle game including a fitted case and four diagram manuals; a ruler; and a qin-form rest (9)


Length of longest 14 in., 35.5 cm

Good general condition. Losses to the silver wire inlay to the censer and to the gilding on the qin-form rest. Old wear the the ends of the ruler and small chips to the edges. Some characteristic foxing and creasing to the diagram manuals.


整體品相良好。香爐嵌銀部分有小失,琴狀墨床金漆稍磨失。尺邊緣有使用痕跡及小磕。冊子則有霉點及折痕。


Please note that this lot will require a CITES permit for export outside of the United States.


敬請注意,本拍品屬瀕危野生動植物種國際貿易公約(CITES)所列木種,如出口至美國境外需申請相關CITES許可證。


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The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

The ruler:

Zitan: The Emperor's Wood, E&J Frankel, New York, 1992.

The censer:

Into the Woods: Song, Yuan, Ming & Qing Wooden Treasures, E&J Frankel, New York, 2005. 

The puzzle:

Four Decades: Fortieth Anniversary Retrospect, E&J Frankel, New York, 2007, p. 125.