Refined gathering II—selection of marchant and Japanese collection of ming porcelain

5365 | Zhengde period,(1506-1521 AD) AN IMPORTANT BLUE AND WHITE‘Arabic’BRUSH-REST

AN IMPORTANT BLUE AND WHITE‘Arabic’BRUSH-REST

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Size: H13.4cm;D20cm

Signed and dated: Zhengde period,(1506-1521 AD)

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 3,000,000

Published
• Marchant in exhibition of Chinese Ceramics Tang to Qing,2014,no. 12,pp. 24/5
Zhengde Six-Character Mark
PROVENANCE
• Sold by C T. Loo & Co.,New York,1941
• Sotheby’s London,29th March 1977,lot 256
• Sotheby’s London,11th December 1984,lot 346
• From the collection of Robert H. Blumenfield,California
• Christie’s New York,22nd March 2012,lot 1270
• The S Marchant & Son,no.M2909
Exhibited
• Chinese Arts,C.T.Loo and Cov 1941,no.652

An Imperial blue and white porcelain brushrest in the form of five stylised mountain peaks on a ribbed rectangular integral base,painted on each side with an Arabic inscription in a round medallion on a scrolling ground repeated on the flat sides,the base in imitation of a wood stand with a continuous ray/-head band,all on an unglazed biscuit foot rim