PETIT RINCE-PINCEAUX EN AGATE SCULPTEE
PETIT RINCE-PINCEAUX EN AGATE SCULPTEE

CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

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PETIT RINCE-PINCEAUX EN AGATE SCULPTEE
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
The washer is finely carved as a large lotus leaf raised on its curved stem along with the stems of further trailing lotus pods which are tied in a bundle forming the base, with two snails resting on the edge of the leaf. The stone is of a translucent pale lilac tone with some minor creamy inclusions.
2 1/8 in. (5.2 cm.) wide
Provenance
Acquired by the father of the present owner in the 1950-1960s.
Property from a French private collection.
Post lot text
A SMALL AGATE LOTUS BRUSH WASHER
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

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