CATALOGUE NUMBER 0336
BLUE & WHITE STEMBOWL AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 5 ¾ inches
The Chinese Porcelain Company, Ltd., New York, 2000
A blue and white stembowl and cover, the cup of shallow U form with conforming, low-domed cover and compressed ball-form knop, supported on a high foot with two grooved rings, with unglazed footrim and recessed, glazed base. The cup painted with alternating panels of a lady in a garden or flowering sprigs above three billowing clouds on the upper part of the stem and an overlapping lappet frieze encircling the foot; the cover decorated with similar panels beneath a rui band and further lappets enclosing the blue knop.