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Japanese Shibayama brush pot. Ivory (elephant), finely decorated to front & verso, with mother of pearl & semi precious stone, apple blossoms, finished with a silver fretwork applied rim, signature to side, height 41 cm
A hardstone inlaid hardwood brushpot Qing dynasty, of cylindrical form, the straight sides inlaid in various hardstones, ivory and mother of pearl with three cranes beneath a blossoming prunus tree growing beside a banana palm and rockwork, a fourth in fli
A Chinese incised ivory brush pot, 11.1 cm diameter. Provenance: Western Australia private collection, acquired locally in the 1970s (by repute), Western Australia private collection, imported to Australia in the 1940s (by repute)
Early Chinese carved & reticulated ivory brush pot (missing base) on carved wood stand. Provenance: Estate late Lawrence & Nora (nee Moon) Illingworth - Collected Shanghai c.1920s-30s; thence by descent. Height 25 cm (total). Wt.479g (section)
A hardstone inlaid hardwood brushpot, Bitong, Qing dynasty of cylindrical form, the sides inlaid with a pair of kingfishers in flight above a lotus pond, one holding a fish in its beak rising above lotus flowers and leaves and tall bamboo growing beside ro
A zitan and ivory brushpot, 19th/20th century of irregular cylindrical form, the straight sides inlaid in ivory with a sage carrying a boy on his shoulders and a boy attendant at his side, beside rocks and with a bat and clouds above, the reverse carved wi
A carved ivory brushpot, Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century, of cylindrical form, the sides carved in deep relief on the exterior with a scene of boys celebrating beside a garden pavilion, some carrying a banner, others playing musical instruments and others
An ivory figural okimono, late Meiji period, of a man on a rocky ledge carrying a basket on his head filled with gourds, the fruiting vine trailing down to a small boy standing on a lower ledge; together with a pair of small Shibayama brushpots, each decor
A large Chinese ivory brush pot, early 20th century, well carved in relief with two large panels, one of prunus, the other peony and bamboo, bordered by a floral scroll at the top and below, 19 cm high, 14 cm wide 12.5 cm deep
A good late 19th century Chinese finely carved ivory tusk section brush pot carved in relief with figures in a landscape of trees, mountains and foliage highlighted with butterflies, birds and animals, all on a fine circular repeating trellis type ground,
19th century Chinese ivory brushpot carved with ladies and dignitaries at leisure in a garden surrounded by pine trees and distant mountains, raised on a support carved with peony blossoms and scrolling foliage. Height 12.5 cm
Three ivory carvings, late Qing Dynasty, comprising a small cylindrical brushpot and two rectangular table screens, each carved with figures variously occupied in rocky landscapes with pine trees and other vegetation, two wood stands (5) 9.5 cm, 11.5 cm an
Two ivory Brushpots, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, comprising one engraved with figures variously occupied in a continuous lakeside landscape with willow, pine and rocky cliffs, the decoration picked out in black, later wood base, wood stand; the other simul
Three cylindrical ivory Brushpots, late Qing Dynasty, comprising two carved with dragons and one with maidens in a garden, reserved on pierced diaper grounds, wood stands (6) 12.5 cm, 7.5 cm, and 9.5 cm
Three cylindrical ivory brushpots, Qing Dynasty, comprising one carved in relief with attendants accompanying a figure in a carriage greeted by a maiden looking down from the terrace of a pavilion, on a pierced diaper ground; another similar, wood stand; a
Hardstone inlaid zitan brushpot, Kangxi, the body set with ivory and semi precious stones including lapis lazuli, coral and turquoise, portraying two women of 'Long Eliza' form with children in domestic scenes. Provenance: Private Collection, South Austral
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