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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 564

    A FAMILLE VERTE STEM CUP AND A DOUCAI BOWL

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE VERTE STEM CUP AND A DOUCAI BOWL
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The stem cup thinly potted and delicately painted on the exterior with three flower sprigs including yellow rose and chrysanthemum; the bowl painted on the exterior with a continuous scene of the Three Star Gods, Shoulao carrying a large peach as he approaches Fuxing and Luxing accompanied by boys, with a medallion of three boys at play on the interior; both with an apocryphal Chenghua mark
    Cup 2½ in.(6.3 cm.) high, box; bowl 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.