Lot 297. A pale green jade double-handed cup, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 12.3cm (4 7/8in) wide. (2)Estimate 1 500 € - 2 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset.

With twin horned dragon loop handles, the dragons' mouths biting the rim, carved in relief with neat rows of small circular bosses, the stone polished to a lustre, wood stand.

ProvenanceRobert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)
Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021).

Note: Compare with a similar two-handled cup, Ming dynasty, which was sold at Bonhams Knightsbridge, 9 May 2022, lot 14 (part lot).

Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris. The Robert and Jean-Pierre Rousset Collection of Asian Art: A Century of Collecting - Part 2. Paris, 26 october 2022