A Chinese famille verte biscuit-enamelled conical bowl. Kangxi
The flaring Brinjal-type bowl, decorated on the biscuit with green, yellow and aubergine-purple enamels in a loose “egg-and-spinach” pattern the base glazed white and with an underglaze-blue seal mark
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- Porcelain (biscuit)
- 7.95 in. (20.2 cm)
- Reference :
Compagnie des Indes et de la Chine, Paris, acquired in 1941 (inventory number 12814).
Discovery of shards in the Tianqi strata at Jingdezhen have confirmed that the production of this type of ware starts in the late Ming Dynasty. Also see He Li, Chinese Ceramics, Thames & Hudson 2011, p. 236 fig. 469 for a similarly decorated yellow-ground Tianqi mark and period bowl.