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Qing Dynasty Guangxu Blue and White Porcelain Brush Pot Bitong

Qing Dynasty Guangxu Blue and White Porcelain Brush Pot Bitong

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Qing dynasty, Guangxu period (1875-1908), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China.

Gorgeous porcelain brush pot of cylindrical form with overall tan colored crackle ge glaze, hand painted in a slightly raised format with idyllic landscape scene with rocky mountains and fisherman. Among the trees traditional house overlooking a beautiful lake view in underglaze blue with white ground and outline.

Set alongside the four treasures of the study, the calligraphy brush, ink, paper, and inkstone, a brush pot (bitong), was an essential icon of the scholars' desk. This lovely stoneware brush pot beautifully exemplifies this traditional form with the classical artistry of Chinese blue-and-white ceramics.

Bitong are in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Crazing, fritting and glazing flaws. Size approx. 10,8cm x 7,4cm x 7,5cm.

Provenance: Swedish private collection

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