A pair of amber 'Buddhist lion' seals, Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 琥珀雕瑞獸鈕印料一對
A pair of amber 'Buddhist lion' seals
Qing dynasty, 18th century
each of square section with the finial carved as a recumbent Buddhist lion, the material a translucent golden honey tone (2)
Height of larger 2 in., 5 cm
A crack measuring approximately 3 cm to one of the seals. Both with overall minor nicks and dents to the surface consistent with age.
For more information on and additional videos for this lot, please contact Randi.Yiu@sothebys.com.
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.
Mathias Komor, New York, 7th September 1948.
Collection of Dr. Allen O. Battle, Ph.D (1927-2020).
Allen O. Battle 醫生 (1927-2020) 收藏