Lot 5068: A VERY FINE WHITE JADE CARVED CYLINDRICAL BRUSHPOT
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Of cylindrical form supported on four evenly spaced ruyi-form feet, the exterior skillfully carved and undercut in deep relief with a continuous scene of a child sitting upon an elephant accompanied by two attendants in a mountain landscape, the other side further carved with two figures amidst a dense bamboo grove surrounded by gnarled leafy pine and rockworks, the stone of a smoothly polished white tone with some russet veins. Qing Dynasty Qianlong period.
Notes: Compare a similar but smaller cylindrical white jade carved brushpot, sold in Christie's Hong Kong on November, 30, 2011, Lot 2970.
Provenance: Private Collection, Oregon
Dimensions: Height: 6 1/2 in (16.5 cm) Width: 6 1/4 in (15.9 cm)