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A 'HUANGHUALI' INSCRIBED BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
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655
A 'HUANGHUALI' INSCRIBED BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
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A 'HUANGHUALI' INSCRIBED BRUSHPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
of slightly waisted cylindrical form, rising to a gently rounded rim and supported on a slightly splayed, chamfered low foot, the exterior carved on one side with a six-line inscription in running script, the other with a six-character auspicious wish in seal script reading da fu gui yi shou cao ('may you have wealth and longevity') and signed Zhou Li
Height 6 in., 15.2 cm


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Provenance

Ronald W. Longsdorf Collection.
Nicholas Grindley, New York, March 2013.

Literature

Karen Thomson, ed., The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection, Montreal, 2015, pls 173-173a.

Catalogue Note

Zhou Li, hao name Yunyan, was from a family of well-known carvers. He was the nephew of the famous carver, Zhou Hao (1685-1773), an all-round literary craftsman and artist but best known for his work with bamboo. 

Important Chinese Art

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