BFE 02 A blue and white moulded bowl

Kangxi (1662-1720)

The bowl has steeply rounded sides and a barbed rim and stands on a high straight foot. The sides are painted with panels of a dragon above waves alternating with panels of a horse carrying books on his back above spiralling waves and prunus, all above moulded lotus panels enclosing seaweed. The interior is painted with a further circular panel of a horse below a border of cash motif below the rim
20.7 cm diameter

Ceramics > Early Ceramics