15 September 2016,
Price realised USD 7,500
USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A GILT-DECORATED ENAMELED CUP AND SAUCER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The saucer is decorated with figures in sampans beside a bridge with mountains in the distance, all beneath a gilt-decorated border of stylized dragons. The cup is similarly decorated on the exterior and is painted with a flower blossom on the interior.
Cup 2 3/8 in. (6.6 cm.) diam., saucer 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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