29 March 2006
A BLUE AND WHITE, COPPER-RED AND CELADON-DECORATED CARVED BRUSHPOT, BITONG
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The sides carved with a continuous scene of a river landscape, including a scholar in a small building, a pavilion on a promontory of the river bank and a figure in a sampan, with mountains in the distance
7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam., wood stand
Mathias Komor, New York, January 1949.
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A very similar brushpot in the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Shikinjo no shiho, Pekin kokyu hakubutsuin ten, Tokyo, 1992, no. 18.
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