Lot 204
  • 204

A FAMILLE-VERTE BISCUIT BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

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3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • Ceramic
  • 15cm
the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, painted to the exterior in bright green, yellow and aubergine, depicting two butterflies amongst camellia sprays, the body finely incised with a pair of dragons pursuing flaming pearls, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue

Catalogue Note

A similar example was included in the Min Chiu Society exhibition Joined Colours. Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1993, cat. no. 37; and another from the Riesco Collection, is illustrated in Edgar E. Bluett, The Riesco Collection of Old Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, London, 1951, pl. 31 (left).
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