19 - 20 September 2013
PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED DUTCH FAMILY COLLECTION
A PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE BRUSH WASHER
The brush washer is raised on four curved bracket supports, and is well-carved in high relief and undercut around the flared sides with three chilong that have crawled up to the flat rim. The well-polished, semi-translucent stone has some opaque white mottling and black speckling.
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide
Acquired in the 1930s, and thence by descent within the family.
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