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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 561

    A SET OF TEN COPPER-RED-GLAZED WINE CUPS

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF TEN COPPER-RED-GLAZED WINE CUPS
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD
    All with rounded sides rising from a small slightly tapered ring foot, the exteriors covered with a glaze of soft kidney bean-red color in contrast to the white interior
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diam. approximately, fitted box (10)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.