A Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai brush pot painted with two panels with a pair of elegant standing ladies, each looking down at two chickens beside a table, stools, a pierced rockwork stand, holding a censer and cup and two vessels, all in a fenced scene with a red sun and insects in flight, the reverse with a fishing boat moored by a rocky promontory in a mountainous river landscape scene beside a viewing pavilion, beneath a moon, the base unglazed with recessed base centre.

Kangxi 1662-1722.

5 3/8 inches, 13.7 cm cm high.

Fitted wood box and wood stand.



Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in the personal collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), thence by descent in the family.
  • From the estate of Chao Sze Kwong George.