Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 81:

A Chinese 17th century incised Dehua wine cup....

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Start price: £300

Estimated price: £300 - £500

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

A Chinese 17th century incised Dehua wine cup. The blanc de Chine cup raised on a shallow foot with slight everting rim, all covered in a creamy white glaze. To the body there’s poetic inscription reading ‘shang qingmei liang yue’ meaning to gaze at, or to appreciate the beautiful moon. Height 6.5cm x diam. 8.2cm

‘R & G McPherson Antiques’ label to base.

Provenance: Property of an English gentleman, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s. Overall good condition without cracks or chips. No signs of repairs.