• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1438

    A FINE AND RARE PAIR OF GRISAILLE WINE CUPS

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    A FINE AND RARE PAIR OF GRISAILLE WINE CUPS
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    Each thinly potted and delicately painted, one with two scholars in a mountainous river landscape, the other with pavilions on a river bank, each interior with two small famille rose flowers
    2 1/8 in. (5.6 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Compare a similarly decorated small Yongzheng-marked cup of closely related size (5.8 cm.) from the Goldschmidt Collection, sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 13 November 1990, lot 25.

    Provenance

    S & G. Gump, San Francisco, 1920s to 1930s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MIDWESTERN COLLECTION