A PAIR OF SMALL DOUCAI WINE CUPS
TONGZHI MARKS, REPUBLICAN PERIOD
民國 鬪彩花卉紋小盃一對 《大清同治年製》仿款
each painted to the exterior with clusters of leafy floral sprigs issuing from the ground and craggy rocks, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character reign mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 6.2 and 6.2 cm, 2⅜ and 2⅜ in.
These cups are in good condition, apart from some light wear to the surface and enamels, and some very minor firing imperfections to the interiors.
"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."