Lot 3624. A pair of Dehua cups, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5.5 cm., 2 1/8 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 312,500 HKD (31,870 EUR). Photo Sotheby's
each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, covered overall in a rich creamy-white glaze.
Provenance: Collection of Eugene Bernat.
Collection of Eugene Perkins.
Christie's New York, 2nd June 1989, lot 40.
Exhibited: Exhibition of the Chinese Ceramics Lent By Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bernat, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1947, cat nos. 167 and 168.
Note: A similar pair of dehua cups was included in An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery Institute of Chinese Studies, Hong Kong, 1975, cat. no. 12.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 october 2014