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Kangxi Famille Verte Cylindrical Bitong / Brushpot

Chinese early 18th century famille verte Brush pot made at Jingdezhen during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi, painted in overglaze enamels and orange paint
The painting shows Kui Xing - The god of Examinations - running after some books while holding a brush and ingot. The books are floating in a celestial constellation and another smaller group further round
Kui Xing is running over a rocky terrain
The base is slightly convex with a recessed medallion to the centre. There is a painted red inscription in traditional chinese

Private Gloucestershire Collection
Two glaze lines to the outside and a hair line crack to the side as shown in the photograph
For similar see lot 371 Sothebys march 2018 The Jie Rui Collection
Item Number JC26

£8500.00

Material Porcelain
Age 1662 to 1722
Dimensions Height 14.50 cm  (5.71 inches)  
Diameter 11.00 cm  (4.33 inches)