• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE BRUSH-STAND

    YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)

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    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE BRUSH-STAND
    YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    Of square form in three stepped sections, the base with pierced aprons depicting confronting stylised dragons and central yin-yang roundels, the central section pierced with panels containing shou characters reserved within geometric cell-pattern grounds, and the top with pierced dragon panels
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    A very similar brush-stand from The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, is illustrated by He Li in Chinese Ceramics, A New Standard Guide, London, 1996, p. 305, no. 659.

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    Provenance

    From a private North American Collection.