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Auction: Asian Art
was auctioned on: 29 March 2007
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A pair of Canton enamel teacups and saucers, 19th century

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$778 - US$1,168
Price realised:  £504
ca. US$981
Lot number 213, Views: 51

A pair of Canton enamel teacups and saucers, 19th century
A pair of Canton enamel teacups and saucers, 19th century both painted with a continuous scene of butterflies amongst peony, fruiting peach, chrysantheum and lingzhi sprays above a lotus petal border, on a turquoise ground -- 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) diam.; and three Canton enamelled square trays with shaped corners, two painted with figures before mountain scenes with lines of calligraphy, the third with a central roundel depicting a European lady surrounded by scrolling lotus on a purple ground. (5)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Asian Art
Date of the auction: 29 Mar 2007
Address: Christie's
29 March 2007, London, South Kensington