• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE LOTUS LEAF BRUSH WASHER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE LOTUS LEAF BRUSH WASHER
    18TH CENTURY
    Finely carved as a lotus leaf, pod and bud, all borne on ribbon-tied stems issuing from the underside, the pod with deeply carved seeds and a spider crawling over the outer edge, the semi-translucent stone of even white color with fine high polish
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION