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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A FINE SMALL FAMILLE ROSE BOOK-FORM BRUSHPOT

    IRON-RED YUYAN SHUWU MARK, PROBABLY QIANLONG (1736-75)

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    A FINE SMALL FAMILLE ROSE BOOK-FORM BRUSHPOT
    IRON-RED YUYAN SHUWU MARK, PROBABLY QIANLONG (1736-75)
    In the form of an open book, the exterior enamelled in blue, pink and red overall with a design of dotted lozenges, the interior and base turquoise enamelled below the gilt rim
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high


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    Yuyan Shuwu, 'The Library of Bathing Inkstone', is a hall mark used in the Qianlong period. A pair of blue and white and underglaze red dishes with this mark was sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 31 Oct 1994, lot 603.