Description: carved in high relief with two boys holding onto the rim of the oval vessel as it floats in a lotus pond, a third boy sitting inside holding a lotus spray, the stone of pale celadon tone, wood stand
Dimensions: 14.5 cm, 5 1/2 in.
Condition Report: This washer is in good condition, but does have very minor nicks to the rim and a very minor bruise to the edge of one lotus petal. There is also a flaw to the stone running through the side and the base.
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Saleroom Notice: This lot is sold with no reserve. Please refer to the printed catalogue for information on lots sold with no reserve.
Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong in 1984.
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