29 October 2016, 19:00 PST
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Lot 58: Elegant Ming Dynasty Chenghua Period Doucal Chicken Wine Cup(51 views)
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Estimate: $8,000 - $15,000
Description: This is an elegant Chenghua Period (1465-1487) Doucal wine cup and decorated with chickens protecting their chicks. This cup was probably designed by the Empress of Chenghua because she was 18 years older than the Emperor when they were married. The design of this cup was based on this situation.
Condition Report: Excellent
Provenance: Collection of scholar in San Francisco since 1950s.
Dimensions: Diameter 2 1/2 in., H 1 1/8 in.