Small Chinese porcelain cup, dated to 1909 and of the period, Qing dynasty.

  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Small Chinese porcelain cup decorated in under-glaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with stylized lotus heads and leaves, the base with the eight-character mark of Xuantong reading Xuantong jiyou Yichuntang zhi (Xuantong jiyou year made for the Hall of Appropriate Spring), corresponding to 1909 and of the period, Qing dynasty, d. 8 cm, 3¼ in. Fitted silk box. 9-15128 

Provenance: Old R. and V. Tregaskis Collection.


• Chinese Ceramics, by S. Pierson, London 2009, p. 1123, cat. 170, for a similar bowl at the Victoria & Alberto Museum, London, dated 1909;

• Rare Marks on Chinese Ceramics, by M. Wilson, 1999 London, pp. 150/151, cat. 65 for a similar bowl with the same mark;

• The Great Fortune, Das Grobe Glück, 2002 Berlin, by G. Weishaupt, p. 371, cat. 348 for a similar dated 1910:

• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, by A. Varela Santos, 2018/2019, cat. 100 for a similar pair.

â—† Ming Wilson in his above mentioned seminal work says “Yichun Tang (Hall of Appropriate Spring) was the studio name of Liu Shiheng (1875-1926), alias Juqing, native of Guichi, Anhui. An unofficial biography describes him as an ardent collector.” There are bowls dated 1909 and 1910 all decorated in under-glaze cobalt blue and all of the same size.

中國瓷青花蓮紋小盃,器身繪折枝蓮葉,器底書 “宣統己酉、宜春堂制 ” é›™è¡Œå…«å­—款。1909年, æ¸…宣統,口徑8釐米,3¼英吋。

藏品來源: R. å’ŒV. Tregaskis舊藏。


•ã€Šä¸­åœ‹é™¶ç“·ã€‹ï¼Œä½œè€…S. Pierson,2009年倫敦出版,參見第1123頁,編號170倫敦維多利亞 åŠé˜¿çˆ¾ä¼¯ç‰¹åšç‰©é¤¨è— ï¼Œæ¨™è¨˜å¹´åˆ†ç‚º1909年一相似瓷碗 ;

《中國陶瓷上的珍稀款識》,作者M. Wilson,1999年倫敦出版,參見第150及151頁,編號65帶相同 æ¬¾è­˜çš„一相似小盃 ;

• ã€Šå‰å¤§çš„財富》,2002年柏林出版,作者G. Weishaupt,,見第371頁編號349一件1910年的近器;

• ã€Šä¸­åœ‹é™¶ç“·åŠå·¥è—å“ã€‹ï¼Œä½œè€…阿.瓦瑞拉.山度士,2018/2019,見編號100一件近器。

â—† Ming Wilson在他的研究中提及:宜春堂為劉世珩堂號。 åŠ‰ä¸–珩(1875-1926),字聚卿,安徽 è²´æ± äººã€‚據非正式的傳記記載,劉世珩是一名收藏愛好者。” é€™é¡žåŒå°ºå¯¸çš„青花碗標記年份分別為 1909å¹´å’Œ1910年。

Stock Number: 4682