20 September 2005
PROPERTY FROM THE ST. LOUIS ART MUSEUM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND*
A PAIR OF BLUE-GLAZED WINE CUPS
JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
Each with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of deep blue color
3½ in. (9 cm.) diam. (2)
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A cup with a similar glaze, also with a Jiajing mark and of the period, but of taller proportions, was sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 2 May 2000, lot 510.
This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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