MF 23 An unusual biscuit brushrest


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Kangxi period (1662-1722)

The brushrest is of crescent section and modelled as a pinnacled rock. The central peak is moulded with a Guanyin seated on lotus leaves within a recess, a small waterpot in the form of a pine trunk is at one side. The whole is covered with a bright turquoise glaze except for the base.
Width 9.3 cm

 

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