Lot 158. A blue and white 'dragon' brush rest, Wanli six-character in a line within a double rectangle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,773 - USD 10,365). Price Realised HKD 250,000 (USD 32,379). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016.
The brush rest is moulded and pierced as a five-peaked mountain, each peak surmounted by a five-clawed dragon, the base covered with a clear glaze. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide, box.
Provenance: Robert & Sheila Snukal Collection, no. 190 (according to label)
Christie’s. Sale 12557. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong