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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1894

    A FINELY CARVED AND INSCRIBED CINNABAR LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED AND INSCRIBED CINNABAR LACQUER BRUSH AND COVER
    MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    The cylindrical brush-handle and cover finely carved with elongated shaped cartouches enclosing scenes of scholars and their attendants in waterside landscapes, variously depicted with trees growing along rocky banks, the brush end encircled with a key-fret band, the terminal with stylised ruyi heads, the cover carved with a fourteen character inscription between the key-fret and stylised ruyi head borders, set on a floral diaper ground
    10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) overall length, Japanese wood box


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