Two blue and white brush pots, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 858. Two blue and white brush pots, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 and 7¼ in. (18 and 18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 

One is decorated in underglaze blue with two panels enclosing scenes of fishermen and scholars in mountainous river landscapes. The other is decorated with four rectangular panels with canted corners depicting mountainous river landscapes executed in underglaze blue with faint copper-red details, all reserved on a carved wan-diaper ground covered in a celadon glaze of pale olive-green color.

Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. 

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza