Lot 3605
  • 3605

A RARE WUCAI 'PRUNUS' MONTH CUP MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI

Estimate
400,000 - 600,000 HKD
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875,000 HKD
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Description

finely potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short straight foot and rising to a flared rim, one side rendered in the wucai palette, a prunus tree's two gnarled branches bearing white blossoms with yellow stamens and dark red calyxes, with some small shoots rising from the ground, a tall rock behind, a clump of narcissus and another low rock to one side, and a younger flowering tree on the other, representing the eleventh month, the reverse inscribed with a poem relating to the flowering tree 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
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