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Lot 568: A LAPIS LAZULI DOUBLE-GOURD FORM BRUSH WASHER,XI

Christie's

May 15, 2015
London, United Kingdom

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Description

A LAPIS LAZULI DOUBLE-GOURD FORM BRUSH WASHER, XI 18TH-19TH CENTURY The washer is carved and pierced and surmounted by a gnarled branch with twirling vines intertwined with smaller double gourds, a bat clambering on the bottom of the gourd. The stone is of a bright blue tone with characteristic calcite and pyrite inclusions. 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) long, wood stand

Dimensions

(17 cm.) long

Date

19TH CENTURY

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