Openwork grotto with seated dice players around a bowl with three cups, beneath overhanging pine branches, covered in a white glaze.

3 inches, 7.6 cm high.

Kangxi, circa 1690.

  • Formerly in The David Style Collection.
  • Included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 2006, no. 35, pp. 58/9.
  • Groups of dice players are rare. A related group with figures playing weiqi is illustrated by Kerr & Ayers, op. cit. no. 35.



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