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BRONZE HEXAGONAL BRUSH POT (BITONG)
Resting with three feet on a fenced bulbous stand with six legs, the open-worked body is cast with a standing Immortal on each panel between panels with flowers, the handles in the shape of squirrels. China, Song to early Ming Dynasty, 12th-14th century. Height: 25,5 cm. For a similar bronze piece see: Jessica Harrison-Hall: Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, 2001, page 418.


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