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A blue and white circular box and cover Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花高士圖圓蓋盒

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A blue and white circular box and cover Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花高士圖圓蓋盒

A blue and white circular box and cover Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花高士圖圓蓋盒

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,080

GBP

A blue and white circular box and cover

Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

清康熙 青花高士圖圓蓋盒


the domed cover painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with three dignitaries holding tablets in their hands, below an immortal and his attendants standing amidst clouds, the base inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark

Height 36 cm, 13¾ in. 

The box has a 1cm., diameter area of over-painting to the rim and a circa 5 pointed hairline star crack to the rim extending 6cm., down the side of the body; the cover has some minor glaze firing imperfections including three small blisters and several pinhole burst glaze bubbles.


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 London, 5th November 2013, lot 423.

佳士得倫敦,2013年11月5日,拍品423