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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A SET OF NINE GRADUATING GLAZED CUPS, 19TH CENTURY

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    A SET OF NINE GRADUATING GLAZED CUPS, 19TH CENTURY
    variously glazed in yellow, aubergine, green with bat and ruyi-head motifs, pink, pale blue, turquoise, deep green with robins egg splashes, robins egg and coral, with gilt rims, each with wide flat base and steeply angled slightly flaring sides, signed Yun Xiang in iron-red to the base, each cup sitting neatly into its predecessor within a fitted metal box -- largest cup 4 5/16in. (11cm.) diam.


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