A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine pot and cover of bell form, painted on each side with two ladies seated in conversation, one holding a fan, the other a sceptre, beside a day bed with a wrapped qin, and beside a table with books, each beside a screen, fence and rockwork, within an iron red frame and between a branch of iron-red prunus flowers, the upright rim with keyfret, the cover with stylised flower heads, the gate form handle imitating wicker-work.

7 1/8 inches, 18cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722.



Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in a Belgian private collection.