Lot 537
  • 537

A SMALL WHITE-GLAZED ANHUA-DECORATED WINE CUPYONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Height 1 1/2  in., 3.8 cm
the delicately potted U-shaped sides tapering toward the straight foot, finely incised around the body with two five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', their mouths open in a roar and their long whiskers and manes blowing outward amidst flame scrolls, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle

Condition

The cup is in good condition with only tiny burst glaze bubbles around 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.
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.
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