CATALOGUE NUMBER 0144
SMALL BLUE & WHITE AND COPPER-RED BOX AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 4 ¼ inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000
Blue, white, and copper red circular box and cover.
The box is of squat baluster shape supported on a short, straight foot with the neck short and inwardly tapering. It is decorated with three large peony blooms, the veins of the petals picked out in copper-red, surrounded by scrolling peony leaves and sinuous stems. The shallow domed cover is similarly decorated.