• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 439

    A Chinese rosequartz brushwasher

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Chinese rosequartz brushwasher
    18th/19th Century
    The washer of compressed globular form, applied to both sides with a well carved buddhistic lion
    12 cm. wide


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    Provenance

    R.Richer, 226 Faubourg St. Honoré, Paris


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the brush washer has two large cracks to the side and around the body.