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A HUANGHUALI PETAL-LOBED BRUSH POT 18TH CENTURY The brush pot, of hexagonal, barbed petal-lobed form, has the slightly tapering sides rising from a lobed base raised on three short feet. The underside of the base is incised with a ruyi pattern and centered with an incised stylized lotus. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high
Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 1992.

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Compare with a similar brush pot with slightly tapering sides and integral base, illustrated in Series of Exceptional Carvings - Selected Ming & Qing Wood Carvings, Taipei, 2005, p. 72. Another closely related although unpublished example resides in the collection of the Design Museum Danmark in Copenhagen.

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