3603
3603

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A FINE WUCAI 'WINTERSWEET' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 625,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3603

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A FINE WUCAI 'WINTERSWEET' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 625,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

|
Hong Kong

A FINE WUCAI 'WINTERSWEET' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
the delicately potted U-shaped body rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior brightly painted with two wintersweet trees and lingzhi blooms, representing the first month, the reverse with a poetic inscription, followed by a seal reading shang ('to appreciate'), the base with a six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue
6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Catalogue Note

The poem on the present cup can be translated as follows:
       The golden blossoms and verdant calyxes
       bear the chill of spring.
       How many shades of yellow can be found
       among these flowers?

Important Chinese Art

|
Hong Kong