EXTRAORDINARY, A Very Fine, 18th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty YongZheng emperor reign Period (1722-1735) enamel porcelain wine cup. The clay fine and exquisite, the glaze smooth with a moist appearance, the finishing meticulous. The Chinese porcelain is delicately potted with rounded cavetto elevating steep sides, raised on footed ring base. The exterior decorated with enamel in natural color hand-painting depicted birds amongst bamboo and rockworks within landscape scene against clean white underglaze ground. Showing eloquent themed character inscriptions followed with iron-red signature seal. The shape is uniformly proportioned. The porcelain conformed all required specimen to be high valued Chinese GuanYao porcelain Imperial wares, with finest material, the whiteness, the glaze, the painting, and the shape. Without overlap the outlines of the design, well drawn, clear, subtle, and distinct. The clay is fine and exquisite, the glaze smooth, brilliant with a moist appearance, the finishing meticulous. Yongzheng four characters reign mark in blue enamel, Qing Dynasty (ca. 1722-1735).
Dimensions: Height: 1 3/8" Width: 1 7/8"
Private collection of William WK. Jr. III, A prominent collector, Business Entrepreneurs, Dunwoody, GA.
(Auction Lot offered from this same provenance: Lot-331)
In EXCELLENT condition over all.
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