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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2602

    A SMALL FINELY CARVED SPINACH JADE CYLINDRICAL BRUSHPOT, BITONG

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL FINELY CARVED SPINACH JADE CYLINDRICAL BRUSHPOT, BITONG
    QING DYANSTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The solid walls deeply carved around the exterior with a continuous landscape scene with two immortals and an attendant before pavilions set amidst lush gardens of lingzhi, bamboo, wutong and plantain trees, steep rugged rocks, waterfalls and babbling brooks, the mottled spinach green stone with paler moss-green and cream coloured areas, suffused with black striations
    4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) high


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    A very similar brushpot from the collection of Sir J. Buchanan-Jardine was included in the 1935-1936 International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and illustrated in the catalogue, no. 2855 and may have been an influencing factor in the Vint Family's decision to acquire the present piece.

    Provenance

    E.J.C. Vint


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VINT FAMILY COLLECTION