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Lot 450: CHENGHUA DOUCAI CHICKEN CUP ON STAND
November 12, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The clay fine and exquisite, the glaze smooth with a moist appearance, the finishing meticulous. Rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, finely hand painted to the exterior with rooster against garden landscape, between a washed-blue fine line border encircling the foot. The entire cup painted in an artless style further reflected in the six-character Reign mark in under glaze blue framed within double squares inscribed on the countersunk base, the immaculate porcelain body covered with a characteristic silky glaze, pooling on the base slightly veiling the mark. The cup displayed upon a carved wooden stand. Mark on base, a seal mark, of four blue script -KaiShu- characters enclosed by double frames, ChengHua Reign Period of Great Ming
Condition Report: Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
Dimensions: Dimension: 1-1/2" H x 3-1/4" Diam. (stand): 1-1/4" H