A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE 'NARCISSUS' CUPS
LATE QING DYNASTY
each of deep 'U'-shape with a flared rim and a short foot, painted to the exterior with clumps of narcissus issuing from the ground, in front of a large blue rock and a single red rose, the base with an apocryphal six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue
Diameter 6.1 and 6 cm, 2 3/8 and 2 3/8 in.
One cup with a few minute nicks to the footrim. There are light wear and minor firing imperfections overall.
"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."