27 January 2014
TWO CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN BRUSH POTS
One enameled with a scholar and servant in a garden; the other with an archer and an equestrienne, the reverse with poem
5½ in. (13.9 cm.) and 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high (2)
With Chait Galleries, New York (the first).
Acquired from The Chinese Porcelain Co., New York, 9 October 2000 (the second).
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The poem reads: In the past, there was Zhao Qianli. Today we attempt to paint his heroic bearing. The famous painter Zhao Qianli was a relation of the Song emperor.
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