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Lot 1083: SIX GREEN AND TURQUOISE-GLAZED 'BAMBOO' STONEWARE FENCE PIPES, QING DYNASTY |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: adapted as lamps
In overall reasonable adapted condition. The glaze to the pipes has chipped notably to the bases and the top rims. The colour of the glaze is varied throughout and has faded in areas. These have been adapted for electricity but would require the attention of a professional electrician to be put into working order. With old marks and scratches throughout commensurate with age and use.
"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."
Dimensions: 33.5cm. high; 1ft. 1¼in.