Sale 453 Lot 151

* A Ge-Type Porcelain Brush Washer, Xi
18th century
molded in the form of a lingzhi fungus, suffused with a network of dark and golden crackles, raised on a fitted hardwood stand.
Length 5 1/2 inches.
Estimate $ 1,000-2,000

Property from the Collection of Doug Eyles, St. Charles, Illinois

For a similar example see Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, Christie's London, South Kensington, May 14, 2010, sale 5497, lot 679
For another similar example see China Guardian, April 27, 2008, Spring auction, lot 1956

Overall in good condition with no apparent chips, hairlines or restoration. A few pit to the glaze, the interior with minor surface scratches. The stand also in good condition with light surface scratches.

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