CATALOGUE NUMBER 0146
FAMILLE VERTE BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Length: 14 inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000
An export, oval barber's bowl very finely decorated in famille verte enamels with a central stylized oval of two birds flying around a peony tree growing from rockwork and surrounded by fences, vines,and bamboo. The deep rim with three shaped reserves of branches or landscape on a dense ground of green with a meandering scroll supporting alternately large pomegranates and peony flowers.