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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 614

    AN IRON-RED AND YELLOW-ENAMELLED BRUSH HANDLE

    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD

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    AN IRON-RED AND YELLOW-ENAMELLED BRUSH HANDLE
    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
    The handle is densely decorated to the exterior with two turtles above a band of waves, all below a band of swastika and floral scrolls.
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high


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    Compare the current lot to a pair of wucai brush holders from the Meiyintang Collection, also dating to the Wanli period but decorated with dragons, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 October 2001, lot 38.