Lot 1795. A pair of unusual small famille rose wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a square and of the period (1723-1735); 2¾ in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
Of tapered form with steep sides rising to the rounded rim, enameled on the exterior with two leafy floral sprays and painted in iron red on the interior with three fish above a central flower head.
Property from the Silas Friedlander Collection.
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