A MATCHED SET OF FIVE SMALL COPPER-RED GLAZED CUPS
YONGZHENG MARKS AND PERIOD
清雍正 紅釉小盃一組五件 《大清雍正年製》款
each with rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot, the exterior adorned with a rich crushed-raspberry glaze thinning to white at the rim and pooling to a darker tone around the foot, the interior and base glazed white, the base with a six-character reign mark within a circle in underglaze blue
Diameter of the largest 7.5 cm, 2⅞ in.
One of the cups has a burst glaze bubble at the rim, both have some very minor glaze scratches.
"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."