• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2580

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II

    13 - 14 September 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1446

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT OR CENSER

    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1640

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT OR CENSER
    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1640
    The sturdily-potted vessel is finely painted with two scenes, separated by rocks, swirling clouds and banana plants. In one scene Zhongli Quan and a deer stand between a table set with scholarly objects to one side and a wine pot raised on a rock to the other side. In the other scene the Daoist immortals, Li Tiegai, with his double gourd, stands beside Lu Dongbin, who holds a sword. There are borders of incised classic scroll above and below.
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, California, circa 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

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