Lot 34. A small blue and white brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 ½ in. (13.9 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The brush pot is decorated to the exterior with a tranquil scene of two scholars and their attendant carrying a qin, beside a fisherman in a boat on a river, surrounded by a mountainous landscape and pavilions. The base is painted with an apocryphal Jiajing mark.
Provenance: Collection of the late Soame Jenyns (1904-1976), then by descent within the family
6 November 2018