A BLUE-GLAZED BOWL
QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD
清乾隆 霽藍釉盌 《大清乾隆年製》款
covered on the exterior with a rich cobalt-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim and stopping neatly just above the foot, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 11.3 cm, 4½ in.
There is a ca. 0.1cm shallow rim chip to the brown slip of the rim and a firing imperfection to the white glaze on the interior of the bowl.
"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."