27 May 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE WINE CUP
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
Finely potted, the rounded flaring sides painted in vivid tones of purplish-blue colbalt with six varying intertwined elaborate 'C'-scrolls, alternating with pendent interlinked scrolls below the rim, all between double-line borders
2 3/4 in. (7.3 cm.) diam.
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Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 November 1998, lot 318.
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