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Auktion: Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver
wurde versteigert am: 12. September 2019
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A VERY RARE GOLD 'DRAGON'-HANDLED CUP

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Schätzpreis: 600.000 $ - 800.000 $
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A VERY RARE GOLD 'DRAGON'-HANDLED CUP YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368) The cup has a shallow bowl with rounded sides raised on a gently flared ring foot. The handle is exquisitely executed in repoussé from two gold sheets as a dragon head suspending a loose ring from its clenched jaws. The cup is chased with a narrow band of foliate scroll below the mouth rim, and the bottom of the interior is chased with three peony blossoms borne on leafy, scrolling stems on a stippled ground within a 'bead' border. 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) wide; weight 72.1 g Provenance Madame L. Wannieck Collection, Paris, before 1937. Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK53A. Sotheby's London, Masterpieces of Chinese Precious Metalwork. Early Gold and Silver, 14 May 2008, lot 104.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Masterpieces of Early Chinese Gold and Silver
Auktionsdatum: 12.09.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York