Two blue and white rosewater sprinklers. Kangxi
Two Chinese export porcelain sprinklers on footing, with a spherical body and tall, tapering neck rising from an angular swelling and decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with symmetrically arranged single rosettes, petals and squares in horizontal hands. Marked with artemisia leaf.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722), circa 1700
- 6.10 in. (15.5 cm)
- Reference :
- upon request
A rosewater sprinkler of this model was published by Dr. Christiaan Jörg in Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijkmuseum, 2001, p. 108/109, no. 104.
This decoration is unusual for Western assortment and the pieces might have been made for the Islamic market.