A fine large jade gourd-shaped brush washer 18th century
Lot 70
A fine large jade gourd-shaped brush washer 18th century
£70,000 - 100,000
US$ 120,000 - 170,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman
A fine large jade gourd-shaped brush washer
18th century
Carved from a large long oval stone of very pale greenish-white tone, the sides shallowly grooved to resemble the fruit, three smaller gourd fruit growing from a long curling branch coiling along the underside to form a base and issuing large leaves, the branch turning over at the end to form a large well-hollowed naturalistic handle, five-legged pierced wood stand.
24cm (9½in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: acquired in London around 1955
    An English private collection and thence by descent to the present owner
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  1. Asaph Hyman
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
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