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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1902

    TWO UNUSUAL CARVED AMBER WATER COUPES

    Price Realised  

    TWO UNUSUAL CARVED AMBER WATER COUPES
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH 18TH CENTURY

    The first bubble-shaped coupe carved in high relief with four chilong dragons clambering around the sides just below the rim; the second of irregular oval section, carved as the hollowed section of a magnolia tree trunk, with flowering branches enveloping the underside and two chilong peering into the vessel at opposite sides
    3¼ and 5 1/8 in. (8.3 and 13.1 cm.) wide, stand
    (2)


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