doucai_kangxi

A Pair of  'Doucai'  Cups. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. Photo Sotheby's

each of deep flared form, delicately painted on the exterior in underglaze-blue and green, yellow and iron-red enamels with a scene of the Three Star Gods with a giant peach traveling on an enormous lotus petal over crested waves, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark (2). Diameter 2 5/8 in., 6.6 cm. Estimate 10,000-15,000 USD

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 15th and 16th November 1988, lot 347.

Property From An Important Asian Collection

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011 www.sothebys.com