A miniature turquoise glazed porcelain barrel shaped stool
Kangxi period 1662-1722 AD, China
Height: 14 cm, 5.5 inches
This barrel-shaped stool is decorated with two horizontal raised beadwork lines framing interlocking circular openwork panels to the side of the main body. The top is pierced with a single circle of the same design and could well have served as a joss stick holder. The base is open and unglazed.