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Two 'zitan' libation cups and a 'zitan' box and cover, Qing dynasty

Property of a Philadelphia Private Collector

Two 'zitan' libation cups and a 'zitan' box and cover, Qing dynasty

Two 'zitan' libation cups and a 'zitan' box and cover, Qing dynasty

Two 'zitan' libation cups and a 'zitan' box and cover

Qing dynasty

清 紫檀花式盃兩件及蓋盒


Width of widest 4⅜ in., 11.1 cm

One cup with two infilled patches to the rim and a restored crack running into the well. The other cup with a small chip and a tiny infilled chip to the rim. One petal has a small chip to the edge. The box and cover in overall good condition. All with minute losses to the extremities.


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Sotheby's New York, 30th March 2006, lot 104.