A RARE PAIR OF INSCRIBED FAMILLE-ROSE SQUARE TEA CADDIES ATTRIBUTED TO TANG YING, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 傳唐英製粉彩詩文花卉四方茶罐一對
A RARE PAIR OF INSCRIBED FAMILLE-ROSE SQUARE TEA CADDIES
ATTRIBUTED TO TANG YING, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
each of square section, the front and back face variously painted with leafy floral branches including peach blossom, poppy, musk mallow and camellia representing the Four Seasons, each accompanied by poetic inscriptions and seals, the sides brightly enamelled with a composite floral meander against a ground of red feathery scrolls or yellow, wood covers
h. 16.7 and 16.8 cm, 6⅝ in.
A restored chip to one neck (approx. 2.5 x 3 cm). Minor firing imperfections including minor firing flaws to the other neck and general 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. 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.