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A small pair of blue and white stemcups, Ming dynasty, Wanli period. Estimate 4,000— 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s

each with rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, supported on a splayed foot, the exterior painted with overhanging grape vines above a band of three beribboned lingzhi, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a floral spray, inscribed to the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Quantité: 2 – 6.8cm., 2 5/8 in.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM