Lot 198. A blue and white wine cup, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The thinly potted cup is delicately decorated to one side with flowers blossoming amongst rocks below dragonflies, and the other with bamboo shoots amongst rocks below a wasp in flight.
Provenance: Acquired in Paris in 2013.