Lot 845
  • 845

A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE 'FLOWERS AND INSECTS' BOWLS AND COVERS MARKS AND PERIOD OF TONGZHI

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 HKD
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Description

  • porcelain
each decorated on the exterior with insects and sprigs of flowering branches, including morning glory, rose and prunus, the domed covers similarly decorated, inscribed on the cover and base with an iron-red six-character reign mark

Condition

There is some light rubbing to the gilding on the rims of the cup and top rims of the covers handles, together with expected minor expected firing imperfections but overall the two bowls are in very good condition.
"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."