Period of KANGXI (1662-1722)
Kangxi Famille Verte Cylindrical Bitong / Brushpot

Kangxi Famille Verte Cylindrical Bitong / Brushpot
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Period of KANGXI (1662-1722)
Kangxi Famille Verte Cylindrical Bitong / Brushpot

1662 to 1722 China
£8,500.00
Chinese early 18th century famille verte Brush pot made at Jingdezhen during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi, painted in overglaze enamels and orange paint
The painting shows Kui Xing - The god of Examinations - running after some books while holding a brush and ingot. The books are floating in a celestial constellation and another smaller group further round
Kui Xing is running over a rocky terrain
The base is slightly convex with a recessed medallion to the centre. There is a painted red inscription in traditional chinese

Literature

For similar see lot 371 Sothebys march 2018 The Jie Rui Collection

Provenance

Private Gloucestershire Collection

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