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Lot 308
  • 308

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ cup Jiajing mark and period

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • porcelain
the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, finely incised to the exterior with two five-clawed dragons pacing amidst stylised clouds and flame wisps, covered overall in an opaque white glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle

Condition

This cup is in good condition, but there are some scratches and iron spots to the glaze
"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."