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Superb 17th/18th C Blanc-de-chine Libation Cup,chinese Porcelain Antiques For Sale
Superb 17th/18th C Blanc-De-Chine Libation Cup,Chinese Porcelain Antiques
Superb and beautiful Blanc-De-Chine (or De-Hua) Libation cup.
Dating in 17th Century or in the earlier 18th Century.
You can find:
A dragon on the cup;
AQi-Linon the cup; who is looking up
A Red-crowned craneon the cup;
A deer on the the cup
andpine tree, plum blossom...and many more...
[In Chinese Culture and trandition,"the dragon andqi-lin stayed together" has a meaning of promotion and good luck, "red-crowned crane with a deer" meanslongevity (ability to live long)]
Measured: top length 10.25cm and 8cm width (or 4" X 3.2")
and 6.25cm high, (or 2.4") approx.
With Silver coloured metal mounts.
No damages found
For your reference:
(1) Picture 21st was taken from the book<The Choice of the Private Trader: The pravte Market in Chinese Export Porcelain>, Page 188, authered by David S. Howard. The cup is dating in the earlier 18th century.
(3) Picture 22nd and 23rdwere taken from <Chinese Export Ceramics> by Rose Kerr and Luisa Mengoni, Page 129. The similar Blanc-de-Chine cup was collected in Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A Museum), whcih was dating in 1630-50.
Please check all the pictures provided for your further condition checking, Many thanks. and Please do click the pictures to have "BIG sized picture" to help your condition checking. Thanks!
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Superb 17th/18th C Blanc-de-chine Libation Cup,chinese Porcelain Antiques: $1,070