Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 209
Small Blue and White Ming-Style Brushwasher
  • Small Blue and White Ming-Style Brushwasher
  • Small Blue and White Ming-Style Brushwasher

209

Small Blue and White Ming-Style Brushwasher

Of squat proportion with bulging sides decorated with designs of swirling vines emanating from lotus flowers, the neck and foot patterned with bands of overlapping plantain leaves. Carved wood stand
diameter 4.1" — 10.4 cm.
six-character Qianlong mark

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $94,500

Provenance:

Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Blue and White
Period: Ming