Lot 83: A fine enameled copper cup and cover
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: 18th Century
Private manufacture, from Guangzhou. Cup of ogeÃ© shape, elegantly painted on blue ground with famille rose decorations depicting the Eight Buddhist Treasures (bajixiang), surrounded by leaves and floral motifs; the foot is decorated with a band made of petals; cover decorated en suite; the inner part of the cup is decorated on a turquoise ground with five, red bats with gold hints surrounding the Chinese character of happiness; featuring a red mark depicting two, crossed rhombuses at the center of the base.Provenance: Maurizio Vetrugno's Private Collection.
dimensions: dimensions 11 x 9 cm.