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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1492: Item # 1187934

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BRONZE HEXAGONAL BRUSH POT (BITONG)
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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. See last two images for similar item in the British Museum. 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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