A white jade 'silkworm' lifecycle Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 白玉蠶
40,000 - 60,000 HKD
Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection
A white jade 'silkworm' lifecycle
Qing dynasty, 18th century
In good overall condition.
'"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Humphrey Hui, Tina Pang, and Michael Liu, Virtuous Treasures: Chinese Jades for the Scholar's Table, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2008, cat. no. 109.