Miniature Jade Citron Hand of Buddha Brush Washer

Celadon green nephrite Jade
Overall Length: 4.5 inches
Circa 1800-1850


This delicate brush washer depicts the Citron also known as the Hand of Buddha.

A bat, auspicious as a symbol of longevity rests on the should of the vessel.

The overall color is a rich celadon green nephrite with a high degree of polish.

The brush washer is one of the most important objects for the scholar’s desk.

In our opinion, the subject matter, workmanship and material suggest a date of 1800-1850 for this work of art.


With fitted stand


Reference: 4177

Price Available Upon Request


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