A PAIR OF YIXING SILVER-LINED CUPS AND SAUCERS
EARLY QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The silver-lined cups each have handles modelled in the form of a dragon with a bifurcated tail grasping a lingzhi in its mouth above seal marks. The saucers are each impressed with the same seal mark in the centre and one saucer has a silver rim. The potter's seal mark reads 'Dicheng'.
The saucers 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam.
Hugh M. Moss Ltd., 1966.
Yixing Stoneware from the Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Hawthorne Collection; Bonhams Hong Kong, 28 November 2011, lot 227.
Property from a Princely Collection.