Yongzheng period， Qing dynasty A DOUCAI ‘PHOENIX AND BAMBOO’ TEABOWL
5332 A DOUCAI ‘PHOENIX AND BAMBOO’ TEABOWL
Signed and dated：Yongzheng period， Qing dynasty
Estimate： No Reserve
Yongzheng Six-Character Mark
PROVENANCE · The Si Yue Tang Collection REFERENCE · Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum： Porcelains in Wucai and Doucai， Shanghai， 2007， pp. 217 cat. no. 198.3 · Qing porcelains from the Palace Museum Collection Selected by Type， vol. 1： Blue-and-white porcelain of the Shunzhi and Kangxi reigns of the Qing， Beijing， 2005， pp.212，213 pl. 131 This small cup is potted with the flared sides of the interior painted with a phoenix with outstretched wings， its body wrapping over the rim and its tail extending down the exterior， facing two bamboo stems also extending to the exterior， the base with a six-character Yognzheng mark in underglaze blue within a circle. According to Yinliuzhai Shuoci by Xu Zhiheng， this type of small cup was created in Chenghua Period， Ming dynasty； however， the earliest existing example is of Kangxi Period， Qing dynasty， most of which with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. Examples with Yongzheng mark were extremely rarely seen as this lot.
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