• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 955

    A GILT-DECORATED POWDER BLUE-GROUND BRUSH POT

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-DECORATED POWDER BLUE-GROUND BRUSH POT
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The finely mottled blue ground painted in gold with a river landscape
    5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high


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    Compare the brush pot of this type painted in a similar style with a different scene illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Small Refined Articles of the Study, Shanghai, 2009, no. 62.

    Provenance

    The Late Chingwah Lee Collection; Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 8 June 1981, lot 350.