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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    AN INCISED IVORY BRUSHPOT, LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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    AN INCISED IVORY BRUSHPOT, LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    finely decorated to the exterior with two figures walking upon a mountain path, tall rockwork with precarious, overhanging pine branches stand above them, deeply incised with a four line poem and seals to the reverse side -- 4 13/16in. (12.3cm.) high.


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    For a similar example possibly by the same artist see The Oriental Ceramic Society, Chinese ivories from the Shang to the Qing, London, 1984, no. 180, p153.

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