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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1888

    AN UNUSUAL CINNABAR LACQUER FLY-WHISK

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    AN UNUSUAL CINNABAR LACQUER FLY-WHISK
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

    The cylindrical handle finely carved in low relief to depict an immortal seated on the back of a deer, observing a young assistant supporting a long pole attached with a bundle at one end, in a landscape scene detailed with pine trees, set between a fluted tip and a key-fret band
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long, Japanese wood box


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