A rare cinnabar lacquer brush pot Early Qing dynasty
Lot 647
A rare cinnabar lacquer brush pot Early Qing dynasty
HK$ 400,000 - 600,000
US$ 52,000 - 77,000

Lot Details
Various Owners
A rare cinnabar lacquer brush pot
Early Qing dynasty
The cylindrical bitong raised on three bracket supports below the gilted keyfrets bordering the base and the mouth rim, well carved in relief around the sides with six bearded scholars nestled in a terraced lush garden setting engaging in various leisurely pursuits, playing the qin, conversing, listening to music and enjoying the surrounding scenery of pine, willow trees and ornamental rockworks, with a young boy in attendance shown on a rocky path before a pavilion furnished with a daybed and a screen, all reserved on a diaper ground.
15.1cm high.

Footnotes

  • A comparable brushpot depicting Wang Xizhi appreciating geese, from the Qing court collection, preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated by Li Jiufang, Lacquer wares of the Qing Dynasty: The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Beijing, 2006, p.55, no.36.

    清早期 剔紅聽琴圖筆筒
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