A pair of gilt-lacquer Immortals 17th century | 明十七世紀 漆金木胎神仙立像一對
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
A pair of gilt-lacquer Immortals
each standing on a lotus base with hands clasped together, wearing a long tunic and a celestial scarf around the neck, covered overall in gilt with traces of polychrome, all supported on a rectangular base
Height 63.5 cm, 25 in.
Both figures have areas of flaking to the black and gilt-lacquer decoration, chips and cracks to the celestial scarf and restoration to the left top section of the scarf on the right hand figure (as photographed in the catalogue), loss to the front section of the topknot on the right hand figure and age cracks and minor losses to the gilding and lacquer on the faces.
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.
Jean-Paul Couturier & Raymond de Nicolay Paris, 11th December 1987, lot 129.
Jean-Paul Couturier & Raymond de Nicolay巴黎，1987年12月11日，拍品129