20 March 2001
**A Slender Ivory Brushpot
With thick sides and very subtly waisted profile
5¼in. (13.3cm.) high
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London, Sydney L. Moss Ltd., Documentary Chinese Works of Art, In Scholars' Taste, 1983, p. 129, no. 76.
Compare two other plain ivory brushpots illustrated in the catalogue of the exhibition, Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing, The British Museum, 24 May - 19 August 1984, p. 149, nos. 170 and 171.
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