A BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' BRUSHPOT QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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of slightly waisted form, finely painted in varying tones of underglaze blue with a military scene centering on an imperious general standing in front of an encampment receiving news from a messenger carrying a banner emblazoned with the character ling (order) identifying the figure as a courier and allowing him to deliver news unimpeded during battle, their fluttering garments emphasizing the dramatic moment, chevron bands above and below, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua four-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, coll. no. 365.