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Pair of Blue and White Cups

Auction:
3009T
Lot:
1575
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 3009T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 17, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Blue and White Cups, China, in the form of a flower bud with panels separated into petals, each panel decorated with a branch of peaches and a lingzhi, resting on a molded branch base, six-character Qianlong mark on base, ht. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

China, Archaeplastida, Biology, Botany, Bud, Lingzhi, Petal, Plant morphology, Qianlong Emperor

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