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A SONGHUA STONE 'LOTUS' BRUSHWASHER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
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817
A SONGHUA STONE 'LOTUS' BRUSHWASHER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
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A SONGHUA STONE 'LOTUS' BRUSHWASHER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
naturalistically carved in high relief in the form of a large lotus leaf supported on a central twisting stem issuing two leafing lotus buds and a small conical shell, the sides carved with aquatic life including scuttling crabs, fish swimming amid leafy stems, and paddling ducks, all among overlapping furling leaves, the shallow incurving sides forming the vessel, the stone a dark grayish-green transmuting to ocher-yellow tinged with russet, wood stand (2)
Length 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm
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