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
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).