Chinese porcelain conical bowl of brinjal type, carved on the exterior with three branches of camellia, the branches brown, the leaves green, the flower heads white, all on a rich even yellow ground, the interior with a lingzhi, the base with a square mark within a double ring in underglaze blue.
Early Kangxi, circa 1680.
8 3/8 inches, 21.4 cm.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From a distinguished private collection.
- A similar bowl is illustrated by John Ayers in The Chinese Porcelain Collection of Marie Vergottis, no. 103, p. 103.
- It is rare to find a bowl from this group without any damage.