A rare peach-bloom circular brushwasher with box and cove
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Of compressed globular form with an inverted mouthrim rising from a short foot with a concaved base, the exterior richly enamelled in an attractive deep carmine fading into a sweet salmon pink, speckled with small patches of olive green around the waist, the base with a six-character mark, accompanied with an old and documentary circular wooden box and cover, the upper slightly domed surface with an affixed silver plaque engraved with the words "Major Genl. James H. Wilson, China Relief Expedition, Sept 2nd - Nov 4th 1900".
11.7cm diam. (3).