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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 595

    AN UNUSUAL MALACHITE BRUSHWASHER, XI

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL MALACHITE BRUSHWASHER, XI
    18TH CENTURY
    Carved as a large lingzhi fungus borne on a gnarled branch bearing smaller fungus heads and continuing into a stalk of bamboo on one side, the green stone with swirled markings throughout
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long, wood stand


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