Lot 135. A Blue and White 'Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove' Brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18.4cm., 7 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2013.
of cylindrical form, the exterior painted with seven scholars with attendants engaged in various literati pursuits including painting and playing the qin, all set in a fenced garden with bamboo.
Provenance: An English Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London, 15 mai 2013