A famille verte powder-blue-ground 'Noble Occupations' bowl
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
The exterior enamelled with three medallions each enclosing one of the Noble Occupations: farmers, with a boy atop a water buffalo; woodsmen, with a man carrying brushwood to a village; and fishermen, with fishermen fishing from within a pagoda; all reserved on a powder-blue ground stopping short of the foot ring, the interior and base white.
23.4cm (9¼in) diam.
£1,500 - 2,000
HK$ 18,000 - 24,000
US$ 2,300 - 3,000
Chinese Works of Art
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