Head of Asian Art Lee Young takes a closer look at The Thornhill Stem Cup  -  this Ming Xuande (1426-35) mark and period blue and white stem cup is an excellent example of its type and is virtually unseen outside museum collections. 

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' STEM CUP
XUANDE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
10.3cm high
Sold for HK$ 41,560,000 (approx £3.6million) 
Result inclusive of buyer's premium

Our Inaugural Hong Kong Auction


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Viewing in New York

14 to 16 March 2016 | Carlton Hobbs, New York 

Viewing in Hong Kong

28 to 31 May 2016 

Auction

Chinese Works of Art | 31 May 2016 | Liang Yi Museum, Hollywood Rd, Hong Kong

CONTACT

Lee Young | 0207 930 9115
lee.young@lyonandturnbull.com