A group of seven blanc de chine libation cups, six with stands 18th century
Lot 5239
A group of seven Dehua porcelain libation cups 18th century
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from Various Owners
A group of seven Dehua porcelain libation cups
18th century
The two smallest cups molded in the shape of leaves with leafy stems in applied and high relief that also form four supporting feet on the base; the two largest cups imitating the shape of a rhinoceros horn with applied tree branches framing a figure on horseback riding beneath an umbrella held by an attendant and reversed by a dragon emerging from clouds above a seated tiger or another seated dragon; and three smaller cups imitating a rhinoceros horn similarly decorated on one side with a crane flying above a deer, two of them with a dragon and tiger on the reverse and the third with two dragons.
3 3/4 to 6 1/8in (9.5 to 15.5cm) long
Activities
Contacts
  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Asian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3358
    FaxFax: +1 415 503 3300