A PAIR OF CORAL-GROUND REVERSE-DECORATED 'BAMBOO' BOWLS, QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD | 清乾隆 珊瑚紅地留白竹紋盌一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP
A PAIR OF CORAL-GROUND REVERSE-DECORATED 'BAMBOO' BOWLS
QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
清乾隆 珊瑚紅地留白竹紋盌一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
each with rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, the exterior rendered in brilliant coral-red enamel decorated in reserve with freely executed bamboo shoots, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 11.8 and 12 cm, 4⅝ and 4¾ in.
Both bowls are in overall 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."