A Longquan celadon 'Bajixiang' octagonal stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 388. A Longquan celadon 'Bajixiang' octagonal stem cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 14.2 cm, 5 5/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's

the interior centre with a fu (fortune) character, surrounded on the cavetto by cartouches enclosing the bajixiang and lotus, the exterior similarly decorated with cranes and flowers, the base pierced with a coin emblem.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019