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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A RARE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BAMBOO WRISTREST

    DATED BINGWU YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1786

    Price Realised  

    A RARE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BAMBOO WRISTREST
    DATED BINGWU YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1786
    Of rectangular arched shape, carved through the skin with a poetic inscription, the bamboo of warm brown patina
    12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm.) long


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    The bamboo is signed Yunqiao Shanren, the sobriquet of Deng Wei (1736-1820), a bamboo carver specialising in brushpots, wrist rests and seals.

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