Lot 1723. A fine famille verte wine cup, Late Kangxi-Early Yongzheng period, early 18th century; 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
With flared sides, finely painted with a continuous scene of a scholar seated on the banks of a river watching the water gently rippling around protruding rocks, apochryphal Chenghua mark on the base, wood stand, box.
Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011