• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1901

    A RARE PAIR OF YELLOW-ENAMELLED WINE CUPS

    Price Realised  

    A RARE PAIR OF YELLOW-ENAMELLED WINE CUPS
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flared rim, covered on the exterior with a rich egg-yolk yellow enamel pooling slightly at the small ring foot, the interior and base with a transparent glaze
    2 3/8 in. ( 6.2 cm.) diam.
    (2)


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    A similar example is illustrated by Peter Lam in Shimmering Colours, Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods, The Zhu Yue Tang Collection, Art Museum, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005, no. 128, p. 204

    Provenance

    A French private collection


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