Description: the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, brightly enamelled to the interior with flowers beside a three line calligraphic poem
Dimensions: 16 cm, 6 1/4 in.
Condition Report: The dish is in general good condition with the exception of a rim hairline (approx. 4 cm). There are minor surface scratches and rubbing of enamels. There are some minor burst bubbles and iron spots.
"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."
Provenance: Michel Beurdeley, Hotel des Ventes Drouot, Paris in 1982.
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