QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
The brushrest is moulded and pierced in imitation of a mountain range with formed contours for the use of a brushrest. The porcelain body is covered overall with a bluish-grey crackled glaze in imitation of Southern Song Guan ware.
A similar brushrest in imitation of a ‘Ge’ glaze from the Palace Museum Collection is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Small Refined Articles of the Study 文玩, 2009, p. 125, Catalogue No. 96