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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1150

    A FINELY CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT WITH DOMESTIC SCENES

    18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A FINELY CARVED BAMBOO BRUSH POT WITH DOMESTIC SCENES
    18TH CENTURY
    The exterior of the brush pot is carved with a scene of a lady seated in a garden holding a prunus branch, with rocky outcrops separating it from an interior scene of a pavilion, and depicting a table set with an incense holder, censer, scroll pot, and vase with lingzhi, all above three short feet and a concave base.
    5 3/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London.


    Literature

    S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 54.