CATALOGUE NUMBER 1300
CELADON-GLAZED AND INCISED BRUSHPOT
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH FOUR-CHARACTER XUANDE MARK
Diameter: 7 ¼ inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2004
A celadon brush pot of cylindrical, slightly waisted form, the exterior sides are well carved with incised anhua decoration of three chilong stalking among a ground cover of lingzhi and scrolling foliage below the rim with a geometric cell band, all beneath an even pale celadon glaze, which pools darker in the incising. The interior and top rim glazed white. Underglaze blue 4 character mark for Xuande (Ming dynasty 1426-35) in the small recessed center of the base.