Lot 539
  • 539

A SMALL DOUCAI 'BATS' BOWL YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
Sold
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Diameter 2 3/4  in., 7.1 cm
the deep rounded sides finely painted with iron-red bats swooping amidst clouds in shades of blue with pale yellow and green enamel, all between single line borders at the rim and foot, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, Japanese wood box (3)

Catalogue Note

A pair of similar doucai cups of the same size, formerly in the collection of Mrs. James Alsdorf, were first sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 23rd March 1993, lot 749, and subsequently in our Hong Kong rooms, 27th April 1999, lot 433.
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