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An Imperial large white jade 'pine trunk' oval bowl (no129 p73)
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An exceptionally fine Imperial white jade brushwasher
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Purchased in July 1936 for £325.0.0

By familly repute, when purchased in London it was thought that the brushwasher came from the Yuan Ming Yuan Palace in Peking, which was sacked by foreign troops in 1860.

Exhibited:

The Arts Council of Great Britain and The Oriental Ceramic Society, Chinese Jade throughout the Ages, 1975, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Catalogue, no.427, where the washer is illustrated

For a similar bowl formerly in the Imperial Collection in the Summer Palace, Beijing, see S.Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, pl.CXIII


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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