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SMALL BLUE & WHITE AND COPPER-RED BOX AND COVER

DESCRIPTION BELOW

CATALOGUE NUMBER 0144

SMALL BLUE & WHITE AND COPPER-RED BOX AND COVER

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 4 ¼ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000

 
CATALOGUE NOTES

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.