A large blue and white brush pot, bitong, Transitional period

A large blue and white brush pot, bitong, Transitional period. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€4,400 - 6,200). Photo Bonhams.

Of cylindrical form, incised on the exterior with two alternating-wave bands that form a border to the depiction of attendants with fans and folded umbrellas surrounding a high official speaking to another figure in traveling clothes standing in front of his horse and waiting servant, the celadon-tinged glaze stopping along the canted edge of the flat and unglazed base.  8 1/2in (21.5cm) high

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 23 Jun 2015 10:00 PDT - SAN FRANCISCO