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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1148

    A NATURAL BAMBOO VESSEL AND A BAMBOO BRUSH

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NATURAL BAMBOO VESSEL AND A BAMBOO BRUSH
    19TH CENTURY
    The vessel is formed from a natural piece of bamboo, folded back on itself in an elegant design. The shaft of the brush is carved in relief in the liuqing (retaining the green) technique, with two figures amidst rocks and trees.
    Vessel: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide; brush: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) long, synthetic bristle


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    Provenance

    Brush: L’Asie Exotique, New York.


    Literature

    Brush: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 25.