A fine two-colour lacquer squared brush pot, bitong 18th century
Lot 167
A fine two-colour lacquer squared brush pot, bitong 18th century
£16,000 - 18,000
US$ 27,000 - 30,000
Lot Details
A fine two-colour lacquer squared brush pot, bitong
18th century
Deeply and elegantly carved through two thick layers of lacquer, the uppermost layer cinnabar-red and the lower layer dark green; each side decorated with a lobed, rectangular panel of flowers on rocks, two sides depicting peonies, the other sides depicting prunus and lotus, all reserved on the finely-carved diamond pattern ground, framed by a continuous floral scroll carved in high relief to show the dark-green ground.
11.5cm (4½in) high
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