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A BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT, BITONG
A BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT, BITONG
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A BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT, BITONG

GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

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A BLUE AND WHITE BRUSH POT, BITONG
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
The brush pot is delicately painted with a river landscape showing a scholar approaching a bridge, while another scholar is seated in a small building nearby.
5 in. (14 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's New York, 30 March 2005, lot 370.

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Lot Essay

A Guangxu-marked blue and white brush pot similarly decorated in a painterly manner, but with a scene of waterfowl amidst reeds, formerly in the collection of Dr. Cheng Te K'un, is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, Qing Mark and Period Blue and White, S. Marchant & Son, London, 11-22 June 1984, no. 47.

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