PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A PAIR OF COPPER-RED GLAZED DISHES
QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
清乾隆 霽紅釉盤一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
each with rounded sides rising from tapered foot to an everted rim, covered overall with a rich mottled red glaze thinning to white at the rim and toward the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle
Diameter 20.8 and 20.8 cm, 8¼ and 8¼ in.
One dish with an approx. 1 cm firing line and a tiny bruise (approx. 0.6 cm) to the rim; both dishes with some general wear and scratches to the surface
"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."