19 March 2009
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.
Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.
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