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Rare Pair of Lemon Yellow-glazed Wine Cups

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$459,000$380,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Rare Pair of Lemon Yellow-glazed Wine Cups, China, Yongzheng (1723-35) period, "bubble shape," each with wide rounded sides on a short tapered foot ring, the exterior with a bright lemon yellow enamel glaze, the interior and the base covered in a transparent glaze, underglaze blue Yongzheng four-character mark within a double-square mark to base, each with a stand, dia. 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Walter F. Goodman.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

minor glazing flaws with fine pockmarks particularly to the interior, fine spot impurities on glaze, fine surface scratches to some area.


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.

Keywords

Walter F. Goodman, Ceramic engineering, Ceramic glazes, Chinese pottery, Doucai, Glass, Glaze, Porcelain, Pottery, Underglaze, Visual arts, Yongzheng Emperor, China

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