MFE 18 An aubergine- and turquoise glazed brush pot


Kangxi period (1662-1722)

The small brushpot is in the form of a gnarled pine tree trunk covered with an aubergine glaze with incised details to suggest natural wood . The outside is moulded with a parrot perched on a branch, the bird and pine needles covered in a turquoise glaze and with finely incised details.
The base is left unglazed.
10.5 cm high


Ceramics > Early Ceramics