AN EMERALD GREEN GLAZED POTTERY ‘WEIQI PLAYERS’ BITONG, KANGXI
China, Kangxi period (1661-1722). The small bamboo-shaped brush pot is finely incised with a depiction of scholars playing weiqi on one side and three sages on the other. Covered in an appealing emerald-green glaze, with the foot rim and lower part of the interior left unglazed.
Condition: Chipping with old filling to the foot rim and lip, spur marks to the well, also firing flaws, minor wear and few surface scratches.
Provenance: French estate.
Weight: 179.4 g.
Dimensions: Height 10.5 cm. Diameter 6.4 cm.