Lot 950. A small Ming-style blue and white brush washer, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014
The compressed body is decorated in fifteenth-century style with lotus scroll above a petal-lappet band on the foot, and bands of classic scroll and leaf tips on the shoulder and waisted neck.
Provenance: Eleanor Moorhouse collection, Canada.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza