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Kangxi famille verte porcelain bitong / brush pot

£ 8,500

Category
Period
Reference
6140
Framed Height
13 cm (5")
Chinese late 17th century famille verte brush pot / bitong made at Jingdezhen during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi. Brush pots were the items of status for the scholar and occupied a prominent position on his table.
Excellent potting of a rare shaped famille verte brush pot which is decorated in overglaze enamels of yellow, aubergine and green with a burnt orange coloured paint
The painting is a narrative scene that shows scholars and officials visiting court officials in a terraced garden setting along with their horse.
Excellent example of early famille verte
Framed Height
13 cm (5")
Year
c 1690
Country
China
Condition
Overall very good, slight wear as expected to the orange and a firing flaw / hairline to foot rim all visible in photos