Lot 868. 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.) diamEstimate: 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.

ProvenanceSotheby'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