A Blue and White Brushpot, Bitong. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period - Photo Sotheby's

of waisted cylindrical form rising from a spreading foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted with three dignitaries dressed in official attire in a bamboo grove, framed by a band of bamboo twigs above and dabbed washes below; 14.6cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimation: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

EXHIBITED: Chinese Ceramics of the Transitional Period (circa 1620-1680 A.D.) from the Collection of Mr & Mrs Peter Thompson,
Hull University, Hull, 1985, cat. no. 102.

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson; London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com