Lot 81: FINE DRAGONS OCTAGONAL WINE CUP ON STAND
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Delicately potted with octagonal deep vessel, rise steeply from round cavetto. Enameled on each panel with colorful whirring dragons borne amidst fumes and ruyi clouds above the cresting LiShui wavy water. All reserved against lemon-yellow underglaze ground beneath a gilt ring banded under the rim. narcissus and a single rose spray extending from jagged rocks, the reverse with the couplet, followed by the seal mark. The immaculate porcelain body covered with a characteristic silky glaze, pooling on the base slightly veiling the mark. The fine cup exquisitely presented upon a carved wooden stand.
The pair elegantly presented upon a carved wooden stands.
Mark on base, a seal mark, of four blue script -KaiShu- characters enclosed by double frame border, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 2-3/4"H x 3-1/4" Diam ; (only Stand): 1"H
Date: Qing Dynasty