A PAIR OF YELLOW-GLAZED BOWLS
JIAQING SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
清嘉慶 黃釉盌一對 《大清嘉慶年製》款
each with rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, covered to the exterior with a glossy yellow glaze, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 16.3 and 16.3 cm, 6⅜ and 6⅜ in.
One bowl has a ca. 1 cm hairline to the rim, and a firing crack in the glaze to the lower section of the bowl; the other has a 'U'-shaped crack (ca. 5.4 cm in depth) to the rim. Both with some general surface wear.
"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."