A blue and white stem cup  circa 1500
Lot 380
A blue and white stem cup Circa 1500
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 30,254) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A blue and white stem cup
Circa 1500
The deep rounded bowl rising from a slightly splayed hollowed foot, painted around the exterior with four carp swimming amidst water-weeds and aquatic plants, all above wave motifs at the foot, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing a single fish amidst weeds.
11cm (4⅜in) high


  • Provenance: Alfred and Ivy Clark, no.274
    Spink & Son, London, no.31
    Purchased at the Ceramic Art Fair, London, in the 1980s
    Ove Stenbeck Collection, no.40

    Exhibited: Spink & Son, Blue and White Porcelain from the collection of Mrs Alfred Clark, London, 1974, Catalogue no.31.
    Den Befriade Penseln. 300 År av Kinesiskt Porslin och Konsthantverk. Collection Stenbeck, Heinola, Finland, 4 June - 3 September 2000
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