Dimensions: 19cm high
– An important German collection
The brush washer very finely potted in the shape of a double gourd with naturalistic details. The exterior with applied and carved decoration in the form of a stem leading to a large leaf, with small holes probably from a beetle. The interior smoothly polished. The stoneware of a deep brown colour with reddish tones.
Compare an ‘Yixing’ brush washer of open shape, sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 28 November 2011, lot 209.