Lot 861. A rare celadon-glazed brush washer, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
The pear-shaped vessel of rectangular section with canted corners, the neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with a broad grey crackle.
Provenance: Renee Dudley Collection.
Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 7 May 1968.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020