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Chinese Glasses & Cups

Used for tea, religious ceremonies, and even for massage therapy, cups are a very important innovation in Chinese art history. Cups are traditionally made of glass, porcelain, silver, bronze, and bone. The earliest forms of cups were made out of bronze and were solely for ritual purposes.

Early bronze ritual cups were called "jue" or "gu." Both were used for drinking and pouring wine. Gu vessels are tall slender vessels, whereas jue are tripod vessels with a lip for pouring wine or spirits. Since the emergence of these bronze vessels, Chinese cups have been created for mass use due to the widespread consumption of tea.

Chinese teacups are usually very small and made out of porcelain. They are often painted with scenes of everyday life, or calming landscapes and flowering motifs... Read more

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Lot of 5 Yixing Teacups

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Signed Chinese Teacup - Vintage

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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3 Chinese Blue and White Dragon Cups

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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Lot Of 5 Chinese Tea Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A Small Chinese Blue and White Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A Vintage Chinese Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Cup and Saucer

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$45 (starting bid)

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A 19th Century Chinese Rose Medallion Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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A 19th Century Chinese Rose Medallion Two Handles Cup With Lid

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Dragon Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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A Pair of Chinese Dragon Cups With Lids

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Set of 2 Antique Chinese Dragon Brass Cups

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Porcelain Mug

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Vintage Chinese Famille  Verte Cup With Lid

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Cloisonne Cup

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$45 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Jade Cup and Saucer

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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2 Pieces of Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Cups

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Blue/White Tea Cup & Dish

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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2 Pieces of Chinese Copper Red Porcelain Cups

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chinese Green Glazed Porcelain Cup

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Qing

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Cup &Saucer

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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Siver Teacup, Tibet, 19th c.

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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Pr Chinese Light Yixing Teacups & 1

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Eight Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Wine Cups

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$600 (3 bids)

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Chinese Ming Dynasty Wucai Porcelain Cup

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Four Qing Chinese Peking Glass Teacups & 2 Saucers

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Pr Chinese Underglaze Blue Painted Butterfly Cups

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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Pr Chinese Jingdezhen Painted Porcelain Wine Cups

February 25, 2018, 7:15 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$225 (2 bids)

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Famille rose enameled porcelain cup

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Temple City, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Tang Dynasty Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Ming Dynasty Jiajing Tsing Hua High Heel Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Song Dynasty Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Qing Dynasty Single Color Glaze Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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TANG DYNASTY, A CHINESE PORCELAIN CUP

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Ming Dynasty Xuande blue and white high foot cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Mid-Qing Dynasty Chenghua Imitation Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Late Tang Dynasty Yellow Glaze with Beast Foot Cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Late Ming Dynasty blue and white dragon wine glass

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Ming Dynasty Xuande blue and white high foot cup

February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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H.P. 3 Handle Cup Sgnd Gemma

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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beautiful Chinese famille rose porcelain tea cup

February 26, 2018, 2:00 PM PST
Anaheim, CA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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(2) SIZES OF CHINESE PORCELAIN TAZZA'S

February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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WHITE CHINESE CRACKLE PORCELAIN TAZZA

February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Seaford, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN GOBLETS

February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
San Marino, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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A DOUCAI 'FIGURAL' PORCELAIN CUP

February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
San Marino, CA, USA

$1,600 (starting bid)

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BUCKET COLOR PORCELAIN CUP

February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
San Marino, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN CUPS

February 27, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
San Marino, CA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Coupe en porcelaine bleue et blanche de Chine décorée de

February 28, 2018, 7:30 PM CET
Brussels, Belgium

€300 (starting bid)

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SET OF 4 CHINESE PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCERS

February 28, 2018, 1:00 PM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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