Asian Art

Explanations to the Catalogue

Each condition report which has been made available by VAN HAM Fine Art Auctioneers is the opinion of our experts and does not constitute any claim of guarantee by VAN HAM Fine Art Auctioneers.

Conditions
Please note that the objects offered in the catalogue show signs of age-related use. These are not explicitly listed in the catalogue descriptions.
The absence of such a reference does not exclude the possibility that such a lot may have damages or restorations. The condition of the offered objects can vary considerably depending on their age and history. However, we would be pleased to send you a condition report plus detailed photographs for your orientation on request.

Any condition report provided by VAN HAM Art Auctions is the opinion of our experts and cannot be claimed as a warranted quality.

Clocks and Watches
The completeness and operability of watches cannot be guaranteed under any circumstances. Buyers are advised to consult an expert of their choice as regards the function of their watch. Buyers are advised that water-tight or water-proof watches  will have been opened by our experts during the preparation of the catalogue, as well as possibly repeatedly during the preview, in order to allow a detailed description. VAN HAM Fine Art Auctions cannot guarantee under any circumstances, that the watches will be water-tight or water-proof at the time of purchase.

Explanation abbreviation:
P Pendulum of the clock existing.
S Key of the clock existing.
G Weight of the clock existing.

Silver
BZ: inspection mark
MZ: maker‘s mark

Measurements
The measurements are in order of height, width, depth. For two-dimensional works height before width.