A rare inscribed famille-rose cup, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period | 清雍正 粉彩詩題梅花紋鈴鐺盃
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Property from the Ezekiel Collection
A rare inscribed famille-rose cup
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period
the bell-shaped body rising from a ribbed spreading foot to an everted rim, flanked by a pair of animal-mask handles to the sides, painted to the exterior with a gnarled branch issuing prunus blossoms, the reverse with a phrase related to the scene followed by two iron-red enamelled seals
Height 10.7 cm, 4¼ in.
There is some light rubbing and loss to the gilding on the rim and to the fixed rings on the handles.
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Collection of Marcus Ezekiel (1854-1927).