A pair of cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'dragonfish' libation cups and saucers Qing dynasty

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Lot 304
A pair of cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'dragonfish' libation cups and saucers Qing dynasty

Sold for HK$ 25,000 (US$ 3,213) inc. premium
Property from the Reid family collection, to be sold without reserve (lots 303-313)
A pair of cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'dragonfish' libation cups and saucers
Qing dynasty
Each cup with a short foot and slightly slim waisted body rising a lipped rim, decorated in lotus blossoms between bands of ruyi heads and chrysanthemum petal lappets, flanked by a pair of dragonfish handles, each saucer flat with wavey surface rising from a short foot, decorated with a profusion of flower blossoms, the central concaved segment fitted to hold the cup, all finely enamelled in white, yellow, blue, red and green on a rich turquoise ground.
the cups: 10.5cm wide; the saucers: 13.5cm wide. (4).

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  • 清 銅胎掐絲琺瑯繁花紋魚龍耳杯與碟一對
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