17 March 2016,
Price realised USD 43,750
USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A HUANGHUALI BURL-FORM BRUSH POT
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.
Ralph M. Chait, New York, 1983.
S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 59.
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