Lot 80: PAIR OF CHINESE MONTH PORCELAIN WINE CUPS ON STAND
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Each Chinese porcelain wine cups delicately potted with flaring sides and gently everted mouth rim, enameled with narcissus and a single rose spray extending from jagged rocks, the reverse with the couplet, followed by the seal mark. The immaculate porcelain body covered with a characteristic silky glaze, pooling on the base slightly veiling the mark.
The pair elegantly presented upon a carved wooden stands.
Mark on base, of six blue script -KaiShu- characters enclosed within double blue fine rings, KangXi Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: Found in a plantation home near Nashville, Tennessee in 2014 at a downsizing Estate sale.
Dimensions: Dimension: 2"H x 2-1/4" Diam (each) ; (only Stand): .75"H
Date: Qing Dynasty