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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1114

    A HUANGHUALI BURL-FORM BRUSH POT

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HUANGHUALI BURL-FORM BRUSH POT
    17TH CENTURY
    The thick sides of the brush pot are carved in imitation of burl root, and are of rich honey-brown color and with an attractive grain. The slightly concave base lacks its plug.
    10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam.


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    Compare with a similar example from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Piccus, illustrated in Wood from the Scholar's Table, Hong Kong, 1984, p. 65, cat. no. 30.

    Provenance

    Ralph M. Chait, New York, 1983.


    Literature

    S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 59.