Sancai 'Brinjal' Conical Bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722)
Chinese sancai 'Brinjal' conical bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with incised flower sprays against an aubergine-glaze ground, diameter: 8in., 20.5cm.; condition: 3 hairlines to rim, scratches and age-related wear. For a similar bowl with a yellow ground see 'Seventeenth Century Chinese Porcelain from the Butler Family Collection (1990), p. 179, pl. 123.