• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 850

    A CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT
    18TH CENTURY
    Well carved with a scholar standing contemplatively beside a pine tree
    6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) high


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    Compare the style of carving on this brush pot to that of one carved with Liu Hai in the Qing Court collection, Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Small Refined Articles of the Study, Shanghai, 2009, pp. 40-41, no. 26.

    Provenance

    Eskenazi, London.
    Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London.