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**Originally Listed At $150**

East Asia, China, late Qing dynasty, ca. 19th century CE. A lovely and large brush and mirror set both covered with red cinnabar that his been meticulously carved - the large faces presenting a scene featuring a peacock amidst a field of flowers - perhaps chrysanthemums; the handles also adorned with this floral theme. Cinnabar as been used in China since the Song dynasty when artisans used it to color lacquerware. Size: both measure 10.875" L (27.6 cm)

Provenance: ex private Ventura County, California, USA collection

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Losses to peripheries of heads and handles of brush and mirror as shown. Still a marvelous matched set.

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19th C. Chinese Qing Cinnabar Brush & Mirror Set

Estimate $250 - $375Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
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