• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 956

    AN UNUSUAL AUBERGINE AND TURQUOISE SPLASH-GLAZED BRUSH POT

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

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    AN UNUSUAL AUBERGINE AND TURQUOISE SPLASH-GLAZED BRUSH POT
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The sides carved with a lotus plant, grasses and insects between molded borders
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high


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    A very similar brush pot decorated with a willow tree in a landscape is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Small Refined Articles of the Study, Shanghai, 2009, no. 60.

    Provenance

    Berwald Oriental Art, London.