24 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
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.
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