A SUPERB PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWLS AND COVERS SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD OF DAOGUANG | 清道光 青花雲龍紋蓋鐘一對 《大清道光年製》款
A SUPERB PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWLS AND COVERS
SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD OF DAOGUANG
each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim, boldly painted to the exterior with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst scrolling clouds and flame wisps above foaming waves in pursuit of flaming pearls, surmounted by a domed cover with matching decoration, the base of the bowl and the cover inscribed with a six-character seal mark
13.8 and 14 cm, 5⅜ and 5½ in.
First bowl: two faint hairlines (approx. 1.5 cm) and two minor nicks to the rim; one minor nick to the foot rim.
Second bowl: one faint hairline (approx. 2.5 cm) and three nicks (largest approx. 0.4 x 0.3 cm) to the rim.
First cover: two tiny nicks to the rim.
Second cover: one hairline (approx. 2.5 cm) to the rim.
Minor general surface wear.
口沿一處約2.5公分淺細沖線及三處細小磕痕，最大處約0.4 x 0.3公分。
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.