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Lot 256: CARVED AGATE LIBATION CUP 15cm high (including stand)

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

08 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • CARVED AGATE LIBATION CUP 15cm high (including stand)
  • CARVED AGATE LIBATION CUP 15cm high (including stand)
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Description: CARVED AGATE LIBATION CUP
the lotus leaf shaped vessel carved in high relief with scrolling lotus, the stems ribbon tied to the end, with a stork and a fish on opposing sides, the whole on a stained carved bone and hardwood stand
15cm high (including stand)

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance with some rim nicks; there are several extended hairline cracks most of which are natural fissures of the stone
- Several tiny chips to the extremities of the carved bone stand
- Provenance: Private London collection


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Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality.

Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

Notes: Provenance:
Private London collection.

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