A Chinese famille verte biscuit-enamelled conical bowl. Kangxi
The flaring Brinjal-type bowl incised to the exterior with three floral branches and glazed in yellow and aubergine on a green ground, the interior with a similarly decorated lingzhi, the base glazed white and with an underglaze-blue seal mark
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- Porcelain (biscuit)
- 8.26 in. (21 cm)
- Reference :
Pierre Saqué, Paris
For a comparable bowl see M. Butler et al, Chinese Porcelain: A Transitional Period 1620-1683, Princessehof Museum, 1986, fig. 118.
For another example, see Bonham’s London, Asian Art, 3 november 2014, lot 396.
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.