A rare white glass 'recumbent boy' brushrest Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century

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Lot 222
A rare white glass 'recumbent boy' brushrest
Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century

Sold for HK$ 66,000 (US$ 8,407) inc. premium
A rare white glass 'recumbent boy' brushrest
Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century
Naturalistically moulded as a recumbent boy depicted supporting his head on his hands, with an enhanced curve on his long stylised back comprising a support for a brush, the colour of a brilliant opaque white.
11.9cm long.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 30 October 1986.

    Illustrated 出版:
    A Chorus of Colors, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, p.44, no.18
    C.Brown & D.Rabiner, Clear As Crystal, Red As Flame: Later Chinese Glass, China House Gallery, China Institute in America, New York, 1990, cat. no.5
    Glass for K'ang Hsi's Court, Arts of Asia, Sept-Oct 1991, p.132

    清 十七/十八世紀 白玻璃童子形筆擱

    來源:
    於1986年10月30日購自三藩市Ashkenazie & Co.
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