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Late 19th-Early 20th Century Carved Chinese Agate Brush Washer on Rosewood Stand

$975per set


From the Estate of C.Z. Guest. This fine small washer carved from naturally banded agate in the form of a lotus leaf is carved top and bottom with natural details and to good effect showing off the many natural colors and striations of the stone. Stepped up on a detail carved and pierced rosewood stand made to conform to this items shape the piece has presence and charm Mrs Guest had a fondness for great clothes, French furniture, beautiful paintings, sculptural details, fine fabrics and small Chinese accessories. She set the tone for many socially prominent women thru the 1950s-1960s. C. Z. Guest collected widely many kinds of things and housed them in New York and Palm Beach homes. Condition Disclosure: While we do our best to carefully inspect and give a full report on the condition of any item we sell, pointing out any repairs or alterations that may have been done to the best of our knowledge, as is the case with any antique and vintage item, there is a possibility that at some point in the life of the piece that there may have been damaged which has been professionally repaired and as such a repair undetectable, it is therefore impossible for us to disclose... we recommend that you also read and agree to the 1st dibs user agreement, particularly sections 9,13,15,18,19 and 27


  • Dimensions
    Height: 2 in. (5.08 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU81138265903

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Hudson, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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