Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | 14 November 2017
A Chinese Famille Rose ‘chicken’ cup, probably late Qing period
Sold for £2400
A Chinese Famille Rose ‘chicken’ cup, probably late Qing period, depicting Jia Chang stamping his foot to call the chickens, in a setting of blue rocks and peonies, Jia Chang is shown facing the rooster while the hen and four chicks are shown on the reverse below a lengthy poetic inscription dated Qianlong bingshen (corresponding to 1776) in black followed by two seals, qian and long , in iron-red enamel, with apocryphal Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue to base, 6.5cm high
Provenance: ‘Mr. Ko’ who worked for the Chinese Postal Service from 1904-1947 and then by direct family descent.
拍品来源： 中国邮政公司高级官员柯先生（生于意大利）于 1904-1947年之间在中国购得
minor firing blemishes only, no cracks, chips or repair
Provenance is Evaristo Caretti, known as 'Mr Ko' (his Chinese nickname) He was an employee of the Chinese postal service in China from 1904-1947.
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.30am
Friday 10 November
10am - 3pm
Sunday 12 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 13 November
9am - 5.30pm
Day of sale