Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong

Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong
Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong Chinese Blue and White 19th Century Brush Pot / Bitong
Offered by: Catherine Hunt Oriental Ceramics
Dealer reference: JC 8008

Description

Chinese mid 19th century large blue and white brush pot painted with two confronting dragons and the flaming pearl
Both dragons are running over a turbulent sea in a ruyi headed cloud atmosphere
Large brushpots as this is were not only to hold brushes but also favourite scrolls and scripts.
Brushpots were made for the scholar's table and were seen as items of significance, with Dargons on they were even more important
From The Desmond Morris collection Images of this Brush Pot can be found in Getty Images as part of the Desmond morris collection

Condition

star crack to the base

Date

Circa 1850

Price

£1,500.00

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