A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE-VERTE 'MAGNOLIA' LARGE DISH QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the center boldly painted with a large magnolia tree with gilt bark amongst flowering plants, the cavetto decorated with reserved floral panels on a diaper ground, the rim painted with four further clusters of flowering plants.
Diameter: 15¼ in.
no. 364, p. 701, illus.
There is a small, restored chip at 1 o'clock, and with a further bruise with a minute nick filled at 2 o'clock, and a restored chip to the interior footring measuring approx. 2 cm across. Overall with minor firing imperfections and light 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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Meyer-Kupper Collection, Germany
Vanderven & Vanderven, 's-Hertogenbosch, 2006
Cassidy-Geiger, New York, 2008, no. 364, p. 701, illus.