A Chinese porcelain blue and white deep bowl, thinly potted with upright sides, painted on the exterior in a continuous scene with three seated scholars amongst deer, scrolls and books, beside rock work and large pine trees, together with a scholar and attendant crossing a bridge and two cranes in flight, the well of the interior with two recumbent deer beside rock work and a large pine tree, in a mountainous river landscape scene beneath the moon and beneath an elaborate border with lingzhi and rock work.
7 3/4 inches, 19.7 cm diameter.
The base with a six character mark of Kangxi within a double ring in underglaze blue and of the period, 1622-1722.
Provenance & Additional Information
- Previously sold by Chait Galleries, New York, bearing label.