Object Description

Chinese late 17th century famille verte brush pot / bitong made at Jingdezhen during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi. Brush pots were the items of status for the scholar and occupied a prominent position on his table.
Excellent potting of a rare shaped famille verte brush pot which is decorated in overglaze enamels of yellow, aubergine and green with a burnt orange coloured paint
The painting is a narrative scene that shows scholars and officials visiting court officials in a terraced garden setting along with their horse.
Excellent example of early famille verte

Object Condition

Overall very good, a little wear to the overglaze paint and firing flaw / hairline to the foot rim

Object Classification

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