A RARE MARBLED SAUCER DISH
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
the shallow sides resting on a wide flat base and everting to a cream colored lipped rim, overall with fine swirling brown and cream striations loosely grouped in concentric circles, all under a lustrous warm glaze save for a ring at the base
Diameter 6¾ in., 17 cm
In overall good condition with some expected minor firing imperfections. The rim is slightly uneven.The base with a small triangular TL test mark.
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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.
The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, C-Link Research & Development Ltd., no. 908HF10.