A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' CUPS QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD |
80,000 - 120,000 HKD
bidding is closed
each of ogee form, the interior decorated around the cavetto with two dragons striding among flame wisps, the exterior decorated with cresting waves near the foot, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark within a double circle
Acquired from Xinzhong Co., Hong Kong, 30th November 1974.
Compare a pair of cups of this form and design, but the exterior left undecorated, sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 17th January 1989, lot 616; and a cup, attributed to the 18th century, sold at Christie’s New York, 16th September 2011, lot 1545.