Lot 176: 明 万历 五彩竹林七贤与荣启期圆口青花龙纹水洗 Ming, Wucai ‘Seven Scholars and Rong Qiqi’ Brush Washer
December 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
明 万历 五彩竹林七贤与荣启期圆口青花龙纹水洗
Ming, Wucai ‘Seven Scholars and Rong Qiqi’ Brush Washer
The barrel cylindrical brush pot is colorfully painted in tones of red, green, aubergine, yellow and turquoise, depicting Eight Scholars engaging in various activities, above a scroll band. The inverted mouth rim decorated with two confronting dragons. The unglazed base rim with a recessed glazed base centered with a blue reign mark within a double circle.
Ming Dynasty, Wanli Six Character Mark and of the Period.
Dimensions: Height: 4⅜ in (11.1 cm)