Lot 379: PAIR OF GOOD FORTUNES MEDALLIONS PORCELAIN CUPS
November 12, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The pair of Chinese porcelain cups having deep bowl body, steep sides raised on rounded cavetto toward flat rim, upon concaved foot base. The exterior decorated with four medallions, each enclosing a cobalt-blue character, of a phrase JiXian RuYi, reads "May your good fortune be according to your wishes" against pink geometrical diaper within gilt ring. Between the medallions are four descending Red Fu bat holding a swastika suspending the chime stone; all reserved in dense of colorful scrolling floral motif against pale-yellow-celadon underglazed ground. Banded with repeating ruyi patterns before the dots motif ribbons on rim and foot. Mark on base, a seal mark, with six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters, DaoGuang Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 2-1/2" H x 3-1/4" Diam. (each)