Blanc De Chine Libation Cup, Kangxi (1662-1722)
Chinese blanc de chine libation cup, Kangxi (1662-1722), on a moulded foot, with applied branches of flowering prunus and lotus, diameter: 3 1/2in., 9cm; condition: chips to foot, age related wear. Provenance: From the Kemnay House Collection, Aberdeenshire. Probably purchased by Arthur Burnett (1878-1948) 8th Laird of Kemnay and his wife Muriel. Arthur Burnett traded in Jute throughout Asia and drove the first car into Tibet, which was delivered to the Dalai Lama.