A YUE 'PHOENIX' BOX AND COVER
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
moulded to the shallow domed over with a phoenix with outstretched wings amidst leafy flower scrolls, bordered with a broad raised band and surrounded with a band of combed design, the box with short flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot, applied overall with a translucent olive-green glaze
Diameter 13.2 cm, 5¼ in.
The cover has a 3cm., hairline rim crack, a 5mm., wide shallow rim chip and some fritting, the box has a shallow 5mm., wide shallow rim chip, and a nick to the inner flange.
"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."
Yueyao. The Coming of Age of Chinese Ceramics, Priestley & Ferraro, London, 2011, cat. no. 17.
《Yueyao. The Coming of Age of Chinese Ceramics》， 倫敦覺是軒，2011年，編號17