London, South Kensington
14 May 2014
AN AUBERGINE-GLAZED 'LOTUS' CUP
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
It is modelled in the form of a lotus leaf and is supported on three small feet. The leafy veins are finely incised and a textured stalk is applied to the underside. A warty toad is applied to the well of the interior.
3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) diam.
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