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A celadon jade 'phoenix' washer Qing dynasty, 19th century, with shallow rounded sides waisted below the flared mouth, carved in pierced relief with a phoenix among flowering branches forming the openwork handle to one side, the pale greenish stone
A fine carved white jade 'lotus leaf' brush washer, 'Bixi', early Qing Dynasty, 17 th/ 18 th century, the stem acting as a handle, the vessel supported on a bed of small leaves and tendrils, the veins in the leaves exquisitely carved, the exterior with tra
A carved white jade brush washer, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), in a form of an open lotus leaf with the stem and a chi-long dragon forming the open work handle, resting on several tendrils., 13.2 cm long. Provenance: Christie's London, 5/7/1983, lot 602.
A carved jade 'peach' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century in the form of a hollowed half peach with sinuous stems of lingzhi and flowering and fruiting peach entwined to form the openwork handle, and with a large flowerhead forming the base, the greyish cel
A celadon jade 'lotus' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century hollowed to form two receptacles in the form of a large and a small leaf with fluted incurved edges, borne on sinuous stems bearing leaves and flowers extending over the base and sides in high relie
A Qingbai washer, Song dynasty (960-1279), thinly potted and covered with a greenish-blue glaze, the un-glazed rim with traces of a metal mount. Fitted Japanese wood box. 14.1 cm diameter. Provenance: 1. Jane Carnegie Oriental Art, 2/7/1975
A fine carved white jade 'lotus leaf' brush washer, 'Bixi', early Qing Dynasty, 17th /18th century, the stem acting as a handle, the vessel supported on a bed of small leaves and tendrils, the veins in the leaves exquisitely carved, the exterior with trace
A carved white jade brush washer, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), in a form of an open lotus leaf with the stem and a chi-long dragon forming the open work handle, resting on several tendrils. 13.2 cm long. Provenance: 1. Christie's London, 5/7/1983, lot 602.
A celadon jade 'lotus' washer Qing dynasty in the form of a lotus leaf with incurled edges, a frog crouched on the interior, and a flower in relief on one side, the pale stone with areas of russet suffusions, wood stand; together with a later jadeite water
A celadon jade brushwasher Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century carved in high relief with flowering and fruiting pomegranate branches extending over the sides and with a toad climbing over a ripe fruit, the pale even coloured stone with some opaque white suffu
A pale celadon jade quatrefoil brush washer, Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 in the form of an open flower with semi- translucent body supported on a flower-shaped base fitted hardwood stand 13.3 x 10.3 cm. Provenance: An old Melbourne Collection
A Japanese Sumidagawa brush washer, the shallow dish in the form of a sprawling elephant with a monkey climbing over the edge, in traditional red with the monkey's gown in white and blue. Diameter 13 cm
A celadon jade 'peony' brushwasher, Qing dynasty, 19th century, of shallow oval form standing on four bracket feet, carved on the exterior in low relief with floral meanders and set with two peony spray handles in pierced relief, the pale stone with some o
A pair of Chinese porcelain brush washer dishes, the petite bowls with inverted rolled rims, each decorated to the interior, one with figures in a landscape and the other with a grasshopper on a spray of grasses with flowers; each bearing the artist's sign
A Chinese jadeite washer, late Qing/Republic period, early 20th century, in the form of a peach and a finger citron, supported on a fitted zitan stand, 13 cm wide. Provenance: From a private Melbourne collection purchased in Hong Kong in the 1960's
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