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125
A FAMILLE-VERTE 'PRUNUS' MONTH CUP KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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125
A FAMILLE-VERTE 'PRUNUS' MONTH CUP KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Important Chinese Art

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A FAMILLE-VERTE 'PRUNUS' MONTH CUP KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior delicately enameled with prunus trees growing beside rockwork, the reverse inscribed in underglaze blue with a poem reading suyan xueningshu, qingxiang fengmanzhi ('its simple beauty is that of a tree frozen with snow, its branches moving in the wind are full of a clear fragrance'), followed by a seal mark reading shang ('to appreciate'), the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's Olympia, 13th November 2003, lot 429.

Important Chinese Art

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New York