• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 258

    A PALE CELADON JADE LOTUS-FORMED BRUSH WASHER, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE LOTUS-FORMED BRUSH WASHER, 18TH CENTURY
    a large lotus leaf curved inwards forms the deep well of the washer, the handle modelled as the tips of the stems of the lotus flowers and leaves that wind around the body of the lotus in relief, a chilong clambers up the side of the leaf, its head and paws overlooking the rim of the vessel -- 5 3/8in. (13.7cm.) wide.


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