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Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Ex. Wikramaratna Collection 19th Century (1 of 6)
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Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Ex. Wikramaratna Collection 19th Century

REF: Chinese / LA359485
£980
€1151
$1365
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Description
A very fine and rare antique Chinese biscuit porcelain Brush Washer of bun form having relief decoration of a dragon among clouds, the provenance from the Wikramaratna Collection - a fantastic item - possibly Imperial quality. Circa late Qing 3 inches (6.5cm) dia X 1 5/8th inches (4cm) height approx PhDs Wikramaratna (PH) was born in Ceylon in 1916 and moved to London in 1937 where he gained a first-class honours degree in Engineering. He returned to Ceylon at the outbreak of war and settled back in the UK following the war. PH gradually built up an extensive collection of Middle and Far Eastern ceramics becoming a member of the Oriental Ceramics Society in London. Several of his pieces were loaned for lectures and display and with his extensive knowledge and resource chose his pieces carefully. Over the years PH gifted many examples to museums, including The British Museum, Victoria & Albert, Ashmolean, and Fitzwilliam. PH died in 2010 Please check out our other listings

measurements

Height:
4.5 cm
Width:
6.5 cm
Depth:
6.5 cm

declaration

icollect has clarified that the Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Ex. Wikramaratna Collection 19th Century (LA359485) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th century

condition

Good Antique Condition

additional info

Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
19th century

delivery

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location

This Very Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Ex. Wikramaratna Collection 19th Century is located in London, United Kingdom

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