A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED TAZZA DISHES SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG | 清乾隆 粉青釉花卉紋供盤一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED TAZZA DISHES
SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
each with shallow rounded sides raised on a splayed stem, finely carved and moulded on the biscuit under the glaze, the interior with a large medallion centred with an eight-petalled flower head surrounded by four further blossoms alternating with ruyi heads, all wreathed in feathery foliage forming interlaced scrollwork, the underside similarly decorated with undulous striated petals issuing from a collar of alternating trefoils and whorls, above interlaced feathery scrolls draping the stem, covered overall with a pale translucent sea-green glaze thinning to white on the reliefs and toward the rim, the interior of the stem reserved in white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a horizontal six-character seal mark
17.3 cm, 6⅞ in.
There is a hairline crack measuring approx. 0.8 cm and a tiny approx. 0.2 cm infilled flake to the rim of one dish. There are two shallow flakes measuring approx. 0.5 cm and three hairline cracks measuring approx. 1.7-2 cm to the rim of the other dish.
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.