A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period

Lot 83. A blue and white porcelain brush pot, Transitional period; 6 1/2in (16.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,200)© Bonhams.

Of cylindrical form with a slight flare to the rim, the exterior walls delicately incised with a flower and leaf scroll band above and a wave-patterned band below a depiction of Chang E, Goddess of the Moon, holding a rabbit as she stands with two attendants in a mythical palace setting painted in underglaze blue, the lustrous glaze stopping neatly along the rounded edge of the unglazed base.

Provenance: Bonhams, San Francisco sale, 27 June 2017, lot 8149
Former Collection of Dr. Robert Rosen, Los Angeles California.

Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, San Francisco, 25 Jun 2019, 10:00 PDT