Lot 772. An Aubergine-Glazed Handled Cup, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 10.2 cm., 4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 32,500 HKD (4,192 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.
with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, set with two loop handles in the form of fish-dragons joined by a raised fillet encircling the exterior, applied overall with a rich purple glaze thinning to white towards the rim and on the handles.
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14th November 1989, lot 151.