Lot 1726. A fine famille verte wine cup, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
Thinly potted and of deep bell shape, finely painted on one side with a flowering and fruiting pomegranate tree, the reverse with insects in flight around a flowering plant and rock.
Provenance: Bluett, 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