06 novembre 2020

A rare gold-enamelled stemcup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 45. A rare gold-enamelled stemcup, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Height 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold: 75,600 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a deep U-shaped cup supported on a short stem rising from a wide splayed foot, richly covered overall save for the base with an even gold enamel, the white base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. Note: Stemcups of this form covered entirely in gold enamel are very rare and no... [Lire la suite]