• 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 249

    A RARE BRONZE RETICULATED BRUSH POT

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE BRONZE RETICULATED BRUSH POT
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Raised on three ruyi supports, the sides finely cast in openwork on one side with a five-clawed dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst clouds above rocks and waves from which a carp rises towards a pavilion in the clouds above, the scene separated by rocks from a scene on the reverse of monkeys climbing in the branches of a pine tree, all below clouds cast on the rim, the base cast with a coiled chilong
    6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam.


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