AN EXTREMELY RARE CELADON-GLAZED EWER SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG | 清雍正 粉青釉暗劃花卉紋花澆 《大清雍正年製》款
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION 亞洲重要私人收藏
Property from an Important Asian Private Collection
AN EXTREMELY RARE CELADON-GLAZED EWER
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG
after a metalwork form, exquisitely potted with a straight body encircled by an incised formal foliate scroll with fine feathery leaves between raised scalloped borders, the shoulder with a raised incised floral scroll surmounted by a tall neck with a rounded bulb in the centre rising to a flared rim opening into a spout, the bulb with small floral sprigs with upright leaves above and pendent petal panels and pearl strings below, covered overall with an elegant pale celadon glaze
25 cm, 9 ⅞ in.
The ewer is in good overall condition. There is a retouched flake to the left of the spout measuring approx. 1.2 by 0.3 cm and another to the foot measuring approx. 1 by 0.5 cm, both with associated larger areas of overspray.
整體品相良好。流左側一處約 1.2 x 0.3公分剝釉經潤飾，足部也有一處約1 x 0.5公分，兩處均見較大範圍補彩。
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.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st October 1995, lot 408.