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Lot 632: A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER INKSTAND, WANG HING, HONG KONG, CIRCA 1900 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the inkstand with openwork borders of flowers and foliage, fitted with two silver-mounted glass jars and with matching silver pen, the pen stand formed as branches. Together with an American silver "Japanesque" letter opener dated 1884 by William B. Durgin Co., Providence, RI.
glass jars with some minor nicks to edges, the letter opener with some denting and dings to edges, otherwise good 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.
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.
Dimensions: length 8 3/4 in.