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Lot 633: A GROUP OF SIX CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOXES, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising one embossed with cherry blossoms and the cover with dragons, maker's mark KL; one with peonies by Hung Chong & Co., Shanghai; one with dragons on sides and cover by Teh Ling, one oval with figures in a densely chased landscape, apparently unmarked; one engraved with bamboo and the cover mounted with a jade butterfly, Hong Kong; and one larger rectangular monogrammed and the cover applied with a dragon, maker's mark WC. Together with one Japanese Export box embossed with cherry blossoms, maker's mark K&K, Japan. 7 pieces.
one with applied dragon on cover with several small dents to sides and corners, the others in 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 of largest 5 1/8 in.