Lot 52: An exceptional pair of blanc-de-Chine porcelain cups with secret decoration
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: Shunzhi (1644-1661)
Finely moulded, on a thin, ring-shaped foot; the inside is decorated with a relieved, secret decoration depicting Mandarin ducks among waves.A bigger object with similar decorations was sold at Sotheby's, SALE NUMBER: HK0363; FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 05 October 2011, HONG KONG; lot 1929.
dimensions: diameter 8.5 cm.