A brushpot carved in a similarly complex style, depicting Daoist immortals in a landscape, the rim also fashioned with a narrow band enclosing Buddhist and Daoist emblems, attributed to the 17th/18th century, was sold at Christie’s New York, 25th March 2010, lot 854. See further related ivory brushpots, such as one decorated with scholars and attendants under pine trees, attributed to the early Qing dynasty, from the Qing Court collection and still in Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings, Shanghai, 2001, pl. 142; and another carved with figures and an ox amidst pavilions in a landscape, but without a border encircling the rim, attributed to the first half of the 18th century, from the Irving collection, included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Chinese Ivories from the Shang to the Qing, British Museum, London, 1984, cat. no. 176.
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