6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A RARE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BAMBOO WRISTREST
DATED BINGWU YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1786
Of rectangular arched shape, carved through the skin with a poetic inscription, the bamboo of warm brown patina
12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm.) long
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The bamboo is signed Yunqiao Shanren, the sobriquet of Deng Wei (1736-1820), a bamboo carver specialising in brushpots, wrist rests and seals.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
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