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Chinese 19th Century Blue and White Brush Pot / Bitong

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Reference
JC8008
Height
15 cm (5 1/1")
Diameter
21 cm (8 1/4")
Chinese mid 19th century large blue and white brush pot painted with two confronting dragons and the flaming pearlBoth dragons are running over a turbulent sea in a ruyi headed cloud atmosphereLarge brushpots as this is were not only to hold brushes but also favourite scrolls and scripts.  Brushpots were made for the scholar's table and were seen as items of significance, with Dargons on they were even more importantFrom The Desmond Morris collection  Images of this Brush Pot can be found in  Getty Images as part of the Desmond morris collection
Height
15 cm (5 1/1")
Diameter
21 cm (8 1/4")
Collections
Desmond morris collection
Condition
Star crack to the base