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Japan, Edo Period, 18th-19th | century Kankiten (Ganapati)

ReservesUK: Greenford Park WarehouseVAT applies to buyers outside the UK

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 4,000 GBP

Japan, Edo Period, 18th-19th | century Kankiten (Ganapati)

Japan, Edo Period, 18th-19th | century Kankiten (Ganapati)

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 4,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,772

GBP

Japan

Edo Period, 18th-19th century

Kankiten (Ganapati)


gilt-bronze and patinated bronze

cast, chiselled and engraved as two embracing elephant-headed figures standing on a lotus flower base

height: 12cm., 4¾in.

There are some light surface marks, including small scratches and rubbing to gilt.


"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."

‘Please note that where the buyer is from within the UK the lot is sold with no VAT symbol. Where the buyer resides outside the UK the lot is invoiced as if it bore the “†” symbol.’
James Singer, London, 20 November 1990.

The James and Marilyn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.