Chinese famille verte biscuit porcelain, brinjal, conical bowl, wan, carved on the exterior with three flowering branches in green, yellow and clear glaze, all on a rich aubergine ground continuing on the interior, carved in the well with a leaf, the base with an underglaze blue square mark, zhi, within a double ring.
8 ⅜ inches, 21.2 cm diameter.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From an important French private collection formed between 1924 and 194
- Purchased from Michon, 156 Haussmann, Paris, 19th September 1941.
- Two similar bowls with a yellow ground and another with a green ground are illustrated by John Ayers in The Chinese Porcelain Collection of Marie Vergottis, 103 & 105, pp. 103/105.
Excellent condition, worn on interior, exterior scratches.