A celadon jade 'phoenix and lingzhi' brush rest, Qing dynasty, the long-tailed bird perched on entwined openwork branches bearing numerous fungus stems in high and pierced relief, the pale celadon stone of even tone with a slight russet striation,
A Chinese soapstone scholar's brush rest, using the natural shape, inscribed with a poem and artist name, the poem describing the golden jade and appreciating the quality from Jing Shan mountain, on the underside, Jin Yu Qi Xiang, the jade with gold an
A hardwood brushrest Qing dynasty resembling zitan, carved as a mountainous landscape with a figure in a sampan beneath a gnarled pine tree and others on the shore, the dark wood with smooth dark patina 20.5 cm long
A simulated 'lingbi rock' mountain-form brushrest naturalistically formed as rocky crags with a weathered surface and irregular hollows, the dark glaze accented with spots of turquoise simulating lichen, the underside with an impressed four-character seal
A rare pale celadon jade brush-rest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, cleverly carved in the form of a group of ruyi fungus on a gnarled branch, the stone with a soft polish and caramel-coloured skin to some raised sections fitted leaf shaped wood stand. 16 cm
A group of four Chinese porcelain scholar's desk pieces, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, comprising a scrolled wrist rest, an oval inkstone, a brush wash with a quatrefoil aperture, and a pierced rectangular brush rest, all with underglaze blue scrip
A pair of Chinese carved rhino horn brush rests a matching pair of brush rests decorated with lightly carved images of branches carrying blossoms. Height 1.6 cm; width 7.4 cm; Depth 2.8 cm. Note: See report: carved objects examination certificate, Macquari
A rare pale celadon jade brush-rest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, Cleverly carved in the form of a group of ruyi fungus on a gnarled branch, the stone with a soft polish and caramel-coloured skin to some raised sections, 16 cm long, fitted leaf shaped wood
A Chinese porcelain ink stone, late Qing Dynasty (late 19th /early 20th century), of squat barrel form, with a shallow depression for mixing ink and moulded brush rests, decorated with patterned reserves in a wucai palette interspersed with bird scenes. He
A Chinese hardstone brush rest, 20th century, together with two hard stone brushes, fitted box. 3 cm high, 10 cm wide and 4,2 cm deep, brushes 17 cm long. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong between 1957 and 1968 and brought to Melbourne early 1969 and passe
A Chinese red glazed brush rest with water vessel. It is in the form of a tree branch with a lion dog perched on top. Unusual to have both the brush rest and water vessel together.20th century. L 14 cm
A celadon jade 'Five Boys' brush rest, 19th/20th century four boys seated facing forward and one turned backwards, each wearing loose robes, some holding various attributes such as pomegranate, lotus flower and lotus pod 19. 3 cm. Literature: Compare with
A Chinese celadon jade mountain-shaped brush rest, carved in the round with a sage standing on the sea shore beside a waterfall beneath a pine tree, and verso with waterbirds against a rocky ground, the stone with pale russet inclusions. Height 6 cm. Lengt
A rock crystal brushrest, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, carved as open rockwork with a dragon emerging from an aperture, above swirling waves at the base beside a hollowed rock forming a brush washer, a lion crouched on a ledge to one side carved from an are
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