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Blue and White Bitong Brush Pot

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Bitong Brush Pot, China, 20th century, tubular form with waisted middle, decorated with two landscapes with scholars in two rectangular panels bordered with a double-line band, the slightly concaved base with four-character inscription reading "wen zhang shan dou" in underglaze blue on a recessed white-glazed circle in the center, ht. 5 7/8, dia. 7 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

allover surface scratches, glazing flaws with numerous pockmarks from clay impurities,


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Brush pot, Ceramic glaze, Chinese calligraphy, Containers, Dou, Porcelain, Pottery, Stationery, Underglaze

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