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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 479

    A set of four Chinese 'acapuncturist' saucers and an erotic-subject cup


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    A set of four Chinese 'acapuncturist' saucers and an erotic-subject cup
    Decorated with an erotic scene also known as the 'acupuncturist', showing a half-clad couple on a blanket below a willow-tree, the sides moulded with rows of lotus petals below a keyfret-pattern band round the shaped everted rim, the exterior painted with blossoming flowers within the lotus petals, 11 cm. diam.; and a cup painted with an embracing couple in an interior, four character inscription cui hou dou jiao (more beautiful/attractive after having become drunk), 6.2 cm. diam., cracks, chip and frits (5)

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