London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A PALE CELADON AND CREAMY RUSSET JADE MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSH REST
The brush rest is carved in the form of a five-peaked mountain range with figures on boats in low relief to one side and a flowering prunus branch to the other. The stone is of a pale tone with a large area of mottled creamy russet inclusion.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide, wood stand
Property from a private European collection, acquired prior to 1960.
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