10 December 2014
PAIRE DE PETITES COUPES ET PAIRE DE PETITS BOLS EN PORCELAINE DOUCAI
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME SIECLE
Each cup is painted to the interior with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl. The dishes are each painted to the interior with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl and to the exterior with a band of chilong and lotus scrolls. All four pieces have an apocryphal Chenghua marks to the base ; some small chips to the mouth rims.
The dishes 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam., the cups 2½ in. (6.3 cm.) diam. (4)
One cup: Christie's Amsterdam, 10 October 1989, lot 164
Other cup: Sotheby's Amsterdam, 13 May 1991
Dishes: With Peter Pappot, Amsterdam, 1987.
Property from a European collection.
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Post Lot Text
A PAIR OF SMALL DOUCAI CUPS AND A PAIR OF SMALL DOUCAI DISHES
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
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