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Doucai Enameled Cup

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Doucai Enameled Cup, China, conical, with slightly rounded bottom and flared rim, resting on a short straight foot, exterior decorated with lotus stalks and fish in underglaze blue, accentuated with mandarin ducks and lotus flowers in enamel, the interior with a pair of mandarin ducks encircled with four stalks of lotuses over a roundel in underglaze blue, a double ring around the rim, four-character Xuande mark to base, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 4 in.
Estimate $700-900

two hairline cracks with one running to foot, a glazing flaw to underside rim, uneven glaze along rim.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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