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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 570

    A WHITE ANHUA-DECORATED WINE CUP

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

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    Estimate

    A WHITE ANHUA-DECORATED WINE CUP
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    Thinly potted, the deep sides finely incised under the glaze with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls
    2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

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