A pair of small blue and white cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

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Lot 2. A pair of small blue and white cups, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735); 6.8 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.

the rounded sides of each rising from a short slightly spreading foot to a straight rim, painted in varying tones of cobalt blue with a meandering floral scroll above a band of pendant leaves at the foot, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue.

Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th/30th April 1997, lot 612.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 16 may 2018, 10:30 AM