Lot 3273. A Korean celadon stoneware cup stand, Koryo dynasty, early 12th century; 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
The cup stand is raised on a high, flared foot to an extended flange formed of eight petal-shaped lobes that encircles a central cup-form receptacle to hold a cup. It is covered in a light green celadon glaze with exception of the foot rim, Japanese wood box.
Provenance: Christie's New York, 27 April 1994, lot 9
Christie's New York, 22 September 2004, lot 444.
Note: A comparable cup stand is illustrated by G. St. G. M. Compertz, Korean Celadon and Other Wares of the Koryo Period, London, 1963, fig. 3b.