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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1139

    A CHENXIANGMU BRUSH POT

    17TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A CHENXIANGMU BRUSH POT
    17TH CENTURY
    The brush pot is carved as a section of prunus trunk and the sides are deeply and finely carved with two branches of flowering prunus, the blossoms applied with lacquer. The base, interior, and mouth rim are covered in black lacquer.
    6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 1990.


    Literature

    P. Moss, The Literati Mode, London, 1986, p. 192, no. 69.
    S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 57.