• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1923

    A FINE PAIR OF IRON-RED-DECORATED 'DRAGON' WINE CUPS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE PAIR OF IRON-RED-DECORATED 'DRAGON' WINE CUPS
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Each thinly potted with gently flared rims, the steep sides enamelled in deep tones iron-red with two striding dragons, one looking backwards, separated by clouds above detached waves of paler tone, all between underglazed-blue line borders at the rim and on the foot
    2 5/16 in. ( 6 cm. ) diam.
    (2)


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III


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