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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 804

    A SEPIA-ENAMELLED 'LANDSCAPE' BRUSH WASHER, XI

    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)

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    A SEPIA-ENAMELLED 'LANDSCAPE' BRUSH WASHER, XI
    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
    The brush washer is decorated to the exterior with a continuous scene depicting two scholars by a pavilion in a rocky, mountainous landscape. The interior is decorated in famille rose with a scholar. The base bears the Bi ding ruyi mark of a brush, ink cake and ruyi sceptre.
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) diam.


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    The mark Bi ding ruyi is a rebus for "may things be settled as you wish".