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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 699

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BRUSH WASHER, XI

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE BRUSH WASHER, XI
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    The washer is carved in the form of a stylised lotus, resting upon waves, with a bat and clouds to one side and a chilong to the other side. The stone is of a milky white tone with some minor russet inclusions.
    4 ½ in. (10.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Christie's Paris, 14 December 2011, lot 269.