A blue and white brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015
The heavily potted, waisted brushpot is decorated with a continuous river landscape with jutting mountain formations and with a lone fisherman in a boat. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark. 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm) high – Lot 3582 – Price Realized $8,750
Provenance: Bluett & Sons, Ltd., London, 1983.
Collection of Julia and John Curtis.
CHRISTIE’S. AN ERA OF INSPIRATION: 17TH-CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAINS FROM THE COLLECTION OF JULIA AND JOHN CURTIS, 16 March 2015,New York, Rockefeller Plaza