A PUCE-ENAMELLED CUP
XIANFENG MARK AND PERIOD
清咸豐 胭脂紅彩小盃 《大清咸豐年製》款
thinly potted with a flared rim and rounded rounds tapering to a short foot, applied to the exterior with a raspberry-red glaze, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 6.2 cm, 2 7/16 in.
This cup is in good condition, apart from some light wear overall and a small section (ca. 1.3 cm) of glaze inconsistency to the rim.
"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."