London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A WHITE AND GREEN GLASS BRUSHREST, LATE 18TH CENTURY
moulded with five points resembling mountain peaks (shan); and a miniature glass snuff bottle of mottled orange and red tone imitating realgar, 18th/19th Century -- the first, 3½in. (9cm.) wide, wood stand. (2)
Plesch collection; acquired from Stafford Laurie, September 1972 (Gm 9A); from Sparks, London, September 1978 (Gv 8C).
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The brushrest (Gm9A) was exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk 17th to 18th Century, An Exhibition held in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oct 1st- Oct 31st 1979, p. 9, no. 38.
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