Chinese – Kangxi – early 18th century Famille Verte brush pot or Bitong painted with over glaze enamels and paint.
The decoration shows two dignitaries or Confucian scholars seated in a garden setting in conversation. Birds and insects are flying around and flowers are growing from rock work
very good subject matter.
made at Jingdezhen for the Scholars table. the bitong is well handled as there is wear to the over glaze orange paint of the fence.