A Small Blue and White Stem Cup, apocryphal Xuande Mark - Photo Sotheby's

the deep rounded sides flaring at the rim, raised on a stem foot splaying towards the recessed base and with a raised fillet, painted to the exterior with figures in a landscape, the interior with lança characters, inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark to the base; 7cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimation: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

EXHIBITED: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain and Related Underglaze Red, City Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1975, cat. no. 87D.
From the Tang to the Qing: Chinese Ceramics from circa 618-1850 A.D. from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson, Hull University, Hull, 1996, cat. no. 94.

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson; London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com