01 janvier 2019

A doucai ‘lotus’ cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

A doucai ‘lotus’ cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-735)

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Lot 170. A doucai ‘lotus’ cup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 9.6cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000-6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

the curved flaring sides resting on a short foot, painted to the exterior with four iron-red lotus blooms borne on undulating leafy stems above a lappet band, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a single lotus spray, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle, Japanese wood box.

ProvenanceA Japanese Private Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 06 nov. 2013.


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