Lot 46: A beautiful and rare blue and white porcelain stem cup
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: Yuan (1271-1368)
Featuring an elegant, flared border and set on a hollow, widened foot; the body is vividly painted in blue with a scroll of leaves and flowers; two curly, arabesque bands around the foot and at the inner border; decorated with a chrysanthemum twig at the inside. The enamel is slightly damaged. Provenance: Italian Private Collection
A similar stemcup Yuan was sold by Sotheby's, Auction PF1607; Arts d'Asie; 23rd July 2016; lot 15.
See also a similar stemcup with a figure at the inside, sold by Sotheby's, Auction HK0308, FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 8th October 2009, Hong Kong; lot 1690.
See a similar sample also in The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Bulletin; Number Thirteen, 2002 â€“ mid 2005; page 28, picture number 3.
dimensions: dimensions 11 x 8 cm.