446
446

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION

A PAIR OF DOUCAI 'PHOENIX' WINE CUPS
YONGZHENG MARKS AND PERIOD
Estimation
10 00015 000
Lot. Vendu 21,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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446

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION

A PAIR OF DOUCAI 'PHOENIX' WINE CUPS
YONGZHENG MARKS AND PERIOD
Estimation
10 00015 000
Lot. Vendu 21,250 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

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New York

A PAIR OF DOUCAI 'PHOENIX' WINE CUPS
YONGZHENG MARKS AND PERIOD
each of conical form set on a short tapering foot, painted on the interior with the head and chest of a phoenix and bamboo shoots each continuing over the rim and on to the exterior with the trailing tail and legs of the bird and further bamboo, six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle (2)
Diameter 3 7/8  in., 10 cm
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Provenance

Matthias Komor, New York, circa 1955, with label on back of original fitted box stating inventory no. K622.

Description

Originating in the Kangxi period, similar examples of this form and design are typically inscribed with hallmarks or apocryphal Chenghua marks and are dated to either the Kangxi or Yongzheng periods.  It is rare to find a pair inscribed with Yongzheng reign marks. 

Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

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New York