A blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong Kangxi
Lot 9
A fine blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong Kangxi
Sold for £39,650 (US$ 66,644) inc. premium
Auction Details
A blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong Kangxi
Lot Details
A fine blue and white cylindrical brush pot, bitong
Kangxi
Brightly painted with a continuous scene of a gentleman and his attendant enjoying conversation with a lady and her maid in a garden and an elderly lady before a screen waited on by various attendants, the base with a countersunk seal mark Xi Chao Chuan Gu (antique passed down from our glorious dynasty).
18.6cm (7 3/8in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16 June 1999, lot 914
    The Inder Rieden Collection

    The mark of Xi Chao Chuan Gu also appeared on an underglaze blue and copper-red brushpot, Kangxi mark and of the period, sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 2 November 1999, lot 605, where the mark was translated as 'The Court of Kangxi Transmitting Antiquity'.
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