A Chinese Huanghuali ‘Tree Trunk Form’ Brushpot, Bitong, 19th Century
6 1/4 x 7 x 7 in, 15.9 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000 CAD
Sold for: $8,125
Acquired in Hong Kong by a Private Collection, Vancouver, circa 1990
Of cylindrical section, the sides are carved to emulate the burls of a tree trunk segment, the colour of a honey tone. With an inlaid base.
Consignor proceeds will be donated to benefit the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
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