CATALOGUE NUMBER 0403
BLUE & WHITE BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH APOCRYPHAL JIAJING MARK
Diameter: 6 ⅜ inches
Geoffrey Waters, Ltd., London, 2002
Richard Kilburn, Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners, Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1981, no. 96, p. 94 and 147
Bowl with gently curved sides and brown edged flared rim. Painted in underglaze blue of deep violet tone on the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals in a landscape of rocks, trees, waiting to greet Shau Lao arriving through clouds on his crane.