A SET OF SIX CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY ON A BALCONY' PLATES QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1725 | 清康熙 約1725年 青花嬰戲圖盤六件
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD
A SET OF SIX CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY ON A BALCONY' PLATES QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1725
清康熙 約1725年 青花嬰戲圖盤六件
each painted in the center with a playful boy on a pavilion terrace before a large vase with floral sprigs, the cavetto and rim painted with alternating groupings of precious objects and lotus medallions.
Diameter: 8¾ in.
One in overall good condition. One with a minor rim chip and minute glaze flakes. One with star crack to cavetto extending to the rim. One with hairline to the rim and a restored chip and minute glaze flakes. One with star crack to base and 2 restored chips. One with a triangular section of rim out and restuck. All pieces with light wear to the surface and minor firing imperfections.
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.
E. & H. Manners London, June 2000