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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    A White Porcelain Brush Rest

    JOSEON DYNASTY (19TH CENTURY)

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    A White Porcelain Brush Rest
    Joseon dynasty (19th century)
    Modelled in the form of the Diamond Mountains, known in Korea as the Geumgang mountains, applied with a lustrous clear glaze of pronounced blue color with small flecks of intense blue; flat base unglazed
    4 7/8 x 3½ x 1 5/8in. (12.5 x 8.8 x 4.2cm.)


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    PUBLISHED:
    Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Richo no bunbogu/The Scholar's Implements of the Yi Dynasty, Korea, exh. cat. (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1994), pl. 86.

    _____, Richo hakuji ten/Exhibition of White Porcelain of Yi-Dynasty Korea, exh. cat. (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1984), pl. 42.
    Itoh Ikutaro, Richo hakuji shosen (Selected white porcelain of the Joseon dynasty) (Tokyo: Sojusha bijutsu shuppan, 1984), no. 89.