Lot 83. A fine enamelled copper cup and cover, Private manufacture, from Guangzhou, China, 18th century. Estimate 900,00 €-1500,00 €. Photo Czerny's
Cup of ogeé shape, elegantly painted on blue ground with famille rose decorations depicting the Eight Buddhist Treasures (bajixiang), surrounded by leaves and floral motifs; the foot is decorated with a band made of petals; cover decorated en suite; the inner part of the cup is decorated on a turquoise ground with five, red bats with gold hints surrounding the Chinese character of happiness; featuring a red mark depicting two, crossed rhombuses at the center of the base; 11 x 9 cm.
Provenance: Maurizio Vetrugno's Private Collection.
Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART