Lot 185. A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Diameters 6.7 and 6.6 cm, 2⅝ and 2⅝ in. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,780 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.
each painted to the exterior with a continuous scene, the base inscribed with a three-character hall mark in underglaze blue reading chen ding xuan ('Pavilion of Abstraction from Mundane Affairs')
Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong, 1993.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 4 November 2020