Of squared form carved with panels, painted inside with a continuous scene of ladies mounted on horses in a garden setting, to one side a couple of males looking. Inscribed «Xihuchu, painted by Ye Zhongsan in 1917».
The story on this bottle is from an episode from Book V of «Liaozhai» (Strange Tales from Make-do Studio) by Pu Sungling.
- 5,6 cm
- Millon & Jutheau – Paris, Drouot – february 1989 – lot n°81 – Illustrated. Private Collection, Paris.