A fine incised aubergine-glazed saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 茄皮紫釉暗花纏枝石榴紋盤 《大清雍正年製》款
A fine incised aubergine-glazed saucer dish,
Mark and period of Yongzheng
delicately potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a straight foot, finely incised on the exterior with six fruiting pomegranates borne on a continuous undulating foliate scroll, applied overall with a translucent soft aubergine glaze of purplish-grey tone and displaying a slightly iridescent sheen, the white base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle
d. 11.4 cm
Overall very good condition. The glaze is slightly crackled, which is typical of its type. Occasional light surface scratches.
"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."
The Hall Family Collection, coll. no. 374.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 2nd May 2000, lot 531.
Eskenazi Ltd, London, 2000.