A pair of white jade cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2862. A pair of white jade cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 7.5 cm., 3 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,340,000 HKD© Sotheby's 2010

each finely carved with thin rounded sides rising from a short footring to a slightly everted rim, the well-polished translucent stone of a milky white tone, fitted wooden stand.

Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1970s.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 Oct 2010.