28 October 2002
A FINE FAMILLE ROSE RECTANGULAR BRUSHPOT
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
Finely painted on one side in the famille rose palette with two sages standing on a cliff edge gazing up towards the crescent moon, the reverse painted in grisaille with a boatman on a river flowing through a mountainous landscape, the shorter ends of the brushpot moulded with horizontal tiers simulating stacked books
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high, box, stand
The Edward T. Chow Collection, Part 3, sold in Hong Kong, 19 May 1981, lot 606.
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