Lot 868. A pair of copper-red-glazed wine cups, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's 2021
Each cup is finely potted with deep rounded sides, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of crushed strawberry-red color. The interior and base are glazed white.
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November 1987, lot 135.
Private collection, Long Island.
Christie's New York, 24 March 2004, lot 232.
S. Marchant & Son, London.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021