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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1939

    A RARE CARVED AND INSCRIBED BAMBOO BRUSHPOT

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE CARVED AND INSCRIBED BAMBOO BRUSHPOT
    EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    The cylindrical vessel well carved in deep relief with the Hehe twins in a small raft formed by a cupped lotus leaf, using a broom to paddle in frothing waters below thick scrolling clouds, the reverse incised with a grass-script inscription describing the scene and signed Wu Zhifan, the mouth rim and base capped with hardwood
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high, box


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