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A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF SCHOLARLY WORKS OF ART

A SOAPSTONE 'PRUNUS' BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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357

A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF SCHOLARLY WORKS OF ART

A SOAPSTONE 'PRUNUS' BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SOAPSTONE 'PRUNUS' BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
carved in the form of a hollowed tree trunk with blossoming gnarled prunus stems extending from the trunk,  the stone of a variegated olive tone with beige highlights
10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare a larger soapstone brushpot of similar design, from the collection of S. D. Winkworth, included in the International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935-36, cat. no. 2893; and another, from the collection of George de Menasce, illustrated in The Minor Arts of China II, London, 1985, pl. 180.

St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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