• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2044

    A WHITE JADE 'LINGZHI' BRUSHWASHER

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE 'LINGZHI' BRUSHWASHER
    QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

    The elaborately carved receptacle in the form of a lingzhi fungus with shallow rounded sides, the interior well-hollowed and divided by two integrally carved openwork floral blooms borne on leafy branches, tied with a ribbon to the long lingzhi stem which elegantly encircles the underside supporting the base, growing smaller fungi to the sides, the semi-translucent stone of even white tone
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) across, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY