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Lot 624: A JAPANESE EXPORT PARCEL-GILT SILVER INCENSE BURNER, GOTO KOBUN, LATE 19TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the pedestal foot with openwork knop cast with flowering branches, the spherical body with panels of mythical creatures and clouds on matted ground, the pierced cover with dragons and a fully-modeled finial, interior with removable bowl
stem pushed down on one side, excess solder at points where rings and finial applied, underneath base, and inside bowl of base (not repairs, just from construction), bowl with a few minor dings, otherwise good
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: height 11 3/4 in.