Kangxi – Chinese early 18th century – porcelain bottle vase. Painted in over glaze enamels with two rectangular panels. one panel shows a few of the items referred to as the ‘Hundred Antiques Pattern’. The items include a brush pot of scrolls and brushes, a vase of flowers and peacock feathers and a ding or incense burner.
The second rectangular panel shows rock work with grasses and flowers – peonies and chrysanthemums and seed heads. these are below a few flying insects.
The panels are separated by flower heads and foliage
The rim has a narrow hatched pattern and to the base the provenance from Hancock of St James’s is still attached from an earlier purchase.
the enamels are in very good condition as is the body
An excellent bottle vase