IVORY BRUSH POTMING DYNASTY the cylindrical vessel carved in...

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£6500

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IVORY BRUSH POT

MING DYNASTY

the cylindrical vessel carved in low relief with a scholar-official receiving birthday wishes from two boys, accompanied by an attendant and a further boy, all amidst pine and wisps of clouds

15cm high
Provenance:

From the collection of Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer, KBE (1864– 1929), Scottish architect and furniture designer noted for his sensitive restorations of historic houses and castles, for new work in Scots Baronial and Gothic Revival styles, and for promotion of the Arts and Crafts movement; thence by direct family descent & on loan to Kellie Castle.
Note:

For a similar ivory brushpot from the Ming dynasty, see Bonhams' sale in their London rooms on 11.11.2010, lot 453.

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Auction Date:
15th May 19 at 4pm BST
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15th May 2019 4pm BST (Lots 1 to 342)