3606
3606

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A WUCAI 'POMEGRANATE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 437,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3606

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTOR

A WUCAI 'POMEGRANATE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 437,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A WUCAI 'POMEGRANATE' MONTH CUP
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
with a delicately potted U-shaped body rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior brightly painted with a gnarled pomegranate tree, representing the fifth month, the reverse with a poetic inscription relating to the depicted flowers, followed by a seal reading shang ('to appreciate'), the base with an underglaze-blue six-character reign mark within a double circle
6.6 cm, 2 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

The poem on the present cup can be translated as follows:
       The colour unfolds like the sun on pearl curtains.
       The breeze bears the fragrance
       in the shade of the white-washed wall.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong