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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A WUCAI 'ROSE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 1,062,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3604

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A WUCAI 'ROSE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 1,062,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A WUCAI 'ROSE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
delicately potted of deep 'U'-shape rising from a short straight foot to a flared rim, painted on one side in the wucai palette in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels with a red rose growing on moss-covered ground, one long stem overhanging some low-growing blue berries, and one prickly stem growing straight upright, with a yellow and a green butterfly on either side, representing the tenth month, the reverse inscribed with a poem relating to the flowers in front, followed by the seal shang ('to appreciate'), the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle
6.5 cm, 2 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

The poem on the present cup can be translated as follows:
       Unlike a thousand other species that tire out,
       This one alone blazes in red throughout the year.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong