Chinese Blanc de Chine jue, tripod libation cup with single strap handle, moulded on the body with four floral panels between relief flanges, all on three feet with mask terminals and beneath a moulded key-fret band at the rim, covered in a cream glaze.

4 1/4 inches, 10.7 cm long.

Ming/ Qing dynasty, circa 1650.


Available on request.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From an important French collection.
  • Sold by Pierre Saqué, 12 Avenue George V, Paris, with label.
  • A similar pair is illustrated by Wang Qingzheng in Selected Ceramics from The Collection Mr. & Mrs J. M. Hu, Shanghai Museum, 1989, no. 30, p. 63; a further example in The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is illustrated by John Ayers & Masahiko Sato in, Ceramic Art of the World, Volume 15, Ch’ing Dynasty, 1983, fig. 117, p. 218.