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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    A VERY FINE AND RARE SMALL DOUCAI BRUSHWASHER

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)

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    A VERY FINE AND RARE SMALL DOUCAI BRUSHWASHER
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    Of compressed globular form with a short lipped rim, delicately enamelled around the body with two five-clawed dragons amidst cloud scrolls, above crashing waves around the base and below a band of key-fret around the rim
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) wide


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    An identical brushwasher with a cover is in the Baur Collection (fig. 1). Also a similar but smaller doucai jarlet with comparable design was sold in these rooms, 10-11 April 1984, lot 262

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION