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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1211

    TWO ROCK CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSH RESTS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO ROCK CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSH RESTS
    19TH CENTURY
    The larger brush rest is carved with five jagged peaks, with waves etched along the base, and the smaller is carved as three undulating peaks.
    6 1/8 and 4 in. (15.6 and 10.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The larger: Ian Maclean Antiques, Hong Kong, 1990.


    Literature

    The larger: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars’ Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 50.