Two pairs of lotus-leaf libations cups  Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period
Lot 330
Two pairs of famille rose 'lotus-leaf' libation cups Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period
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Two pairs of lotus-leaf libations cups  Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period Two pairs of lotus-leaf libations cups  Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period Two pairs of lotus-leaf libations cups  Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period Two pairs of lotus-leaf libations cups  Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period
Lot Details
The Property of a Lady
Two pairs of famille rose 'lotus-leaf' libation cups
Guangxu marks, dated by inscription to 1908 and of the period
Each pair thinly and naturalistically modelled with overlapping puce and pink-enamelled petals, the stamen pierced with a small circular aperture connecting the hollow green-enamelled stem forming the handle.
The larger pair 20.3cm (8in) long (4).

Footnotes

  • The inscription on the reverse of the stem may be translated as 'A commemorative cup of the Autumn Manoeuvres near Lake Tai in Anhui Province in the 34th year of Guangxu of the Great Qing Dynasty'.
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