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A CYLINDRICAL IVORY BRUSHPOT AND STAND

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A CYLINDRICAL IVORY BRUSHPOT AND STAND
18TH CENTURY

Well carved in high relief with a dense design of the 'one hundred luohans', many holding either an attribute or a rosary, some riding mythical beasts or lions, while others float on clouds or converse in animated groups, the rim slightly flaring, the stand delicately carved with foliage--4 3/4 in. (12.2cm.) high

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Compare a similarly carved brushpot depicting a scene of scholars included in the exhibition, Ivories of China and the East, Spink & Son Ltd, London, 1984, Catalogue no. 142
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