Peachbloom Water Coupe, China, 18th century, of beehive form, depicting three finely incised archaic stylized dragon roundels under the glaze, the soft pink glaze with finely mottled crushed strawberry red rises to the white-rimmed mouth with areas of pink glaze to the interior of the lip, six-character underglaze blue Kangxi mark to base, with finely carved huanghuali stand, ht. 3 1/2 in.
Provenance: The estate of Walter F. Goodman.
some underglaze staining to base, 1/2 inch hairline crack to rim, some spotty unevenness on glaze, pockmarks and tiny cracks from clay impurities to base, fine surface scratches to some area. Minor repair to stand.
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