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AN EXCEPTIONAL AND EXTREMELY RARE HEIRLOOM GUAN LOBED BRUSH WASHER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY |
HK
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condition

There are four minute nibbles to the rim that have been touched up. An image prior to restoration is available upon request. One nibble comes with an associated hairline measuring 4.5 cm running from the rim. "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

14 cm, 5 1/2  in.

exhibition

Selected Treasures of Chinese Art, Min Chiu Society Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1990-1991, cat. no. 108. Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1994, cat. no. 2, also illustrated on the cover.

literature

Li Zhiyan and Simon Kwan, The Muwen Tang Collection Series, vol. 11: Song Ceramics, Hong Kong, 2012, cat. no. 1.

provenance

Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-1980). Sotheby's London, 16th December 1980, lot 295. Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's Hong Kong, 18th November 1986, lot 29.


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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