CATALOGUE NUMBERS 0170 & 0171
PAIR OF SMALL FAMILLE VERTE TEA BOWLS
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH HONGZHI MARK
Height: 3 inches
Collection de feu M.W.J.R. Dreesmann, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
A pair of small bowls, standing on a cylindrical footring and decorated in the famille verte palette. The bowls are decorated on the exterior with squirrels amongst grape vines, one squirrel in full view from the side and the other from behind. The reverse is enriched with the Hongzhi six character mark in underglaze blue within a double blue circle.