A Copper-Red And Underglaze-Blue 'Fish' Jardiniere. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period - Sotheby's
of steeply rounded shape, boldly painted in underglaze blue and copper-red with mackerel, whitefish, carp, freshwater perch and crustacea swimming amidst numerous aquatic weeds below a chevron border around the rim. Height 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 USD
NOTE: The names of the four fish on the present lot form a rebus qing bai lianjie meaning pure and incorruptible..
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 19 mars 2013 www.sothebys.com