CATALOGUE NUMBER 1270
FAMILLE VERTE TEA BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH CHENGHUA SIX-CHARACTER MARK
Diameter: 3 ¾ inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2001
A tea bowl, the rounded sides rising from a short, slightly tapering foot, is painted on the exterior with a continuous scene of many small boys in playground pursuits including kite flying, insect catching, blind mans bluff and apple bobbing. The interior is undecorated. The piece contains a Chenghua six character mark within a double circles.