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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 661

    A PAIR OF IRON-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED CUPS

    QIANLONG SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF IRON-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED CUPS
    QIANLONG SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Each of bell shape, finely painted in iron red with two dragons racing above a band of foam-flecked waves and separated by cruciform clouds, between double blue line borders
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION