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A sancai brushrest in the form of a recumbent boy, resting both his hands on a drum-shaped box. The boy is dressed in loosely fitting robes and has his legs crossed. He lifts his head, which has a smiling expression and has finely detailed features. The figure is covered in green, amber and cream glazes. The base is largely uncovered, showing the finely grained ware, burnt a subtle grey colour.
Length: 10.8 cm.
Height: 5.4 cm.
Acquired in 2020 from Ben Janssens Oriental Art, London. TL test is available.