• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 640

    A Small White Porcelain Cup

    JOSEON DYNASTY (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Small White Porcelain Cup
    Joseon dynasty (15th-16th century)
    The delicate cup circular, balanced on a short ring foot beneath the slightly sunken cavetto and modelled with two t-shaped handles with lower extended points, the vessel decorated with a clear glaze with slightly bluish cast where more thick
    1¼in. (3.4cm.) high; 3¼in. (8.2cm.) handle to handle


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    For a similar cup, see Itoh Ikutaro and Nonogami Keiichi, Richo hakuji shosen (Selected white porcelain from the Joseon dynasty) (Tokyo: Sojusha Bijutsu Shuppan, 1984), no. 12.