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A carved white jade brushwasher
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
21
A carved white jade brushwasher
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A carved white jade brushwasher
Qing dynasty, 19th century
in the form of a large upright flowerhead with overlapping petals and delicately furled tips, borne on a thick cut stem issuing a smaller flowering bud and an elaborate trefoil leaf accented with radiating grooves, set opposite a qilong gripping the sides and peering over the edge of the rim to form the handle, its long slender horn flicked back over its ridged spine and bifurcated tail scrolling to form part of the base, the translucent stone of pale celadon-white tone
6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 15th June 1983, lot 110.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York