Lot 6
  • 6

AN IRON-RUST GLAZED CENSER QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
of bomb√© form rising from a slightly tapered foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth, the exterior applied with a rust-red glaze suffused with iridescent speckles, extending over the rim and stopping unevenly at the neck

Provenance

Collection of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882-1973), Giralda, Madison, New Jersey.
Sotheby Parke Bernet New York, 7th-11th October 1975, lot 296. 

Condition

In overall good condition with only minor expected surface wear and minor abrasion to the edges of the rim and underside of foot ring. Two old labels adhered to the base: "47" and "306". The interior painted with three characters in black, and the number "171-34-5944" in invisible ink (visible under UV light).
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.