17 March 2016
A BAMBOO BRUSH WASHER
EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
The brush washer is of low cylindrical form, with two raised bands on the slightly flared sides. The interior and base are covered in red lacquer.
4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) diam., blackwood stand
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Piccus Collection of Fine Classical Chinese Furniture: Christie's New York, 18 September 1997, lot 20.
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S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholar's Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 61.
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