Lot 1. A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 7.1 cm, 2 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.
the steep rounded sides of each rising from a recessed base, the exterior painted in underglaze blue and bright enamels with flower blossoms, petals and leaves floating on a stream, the interior painted with nine carp, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a Qing yi tang zhi mark within a double square. Quantité: 2.
Provenance: Christie's London, 19th June 2001, lot 101.