26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 122,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
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.
S & G. Gump, San Francisco, 1920s to 1930s.
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