A burlwood brushpot  Qing dynasty
Lot 10
A burlwood brushpot Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 50,000 (US$ 6,450) inc. premium

Lot Details
A burlwood brushpot
Qing dynasty
Of cylindrical form rising from a recessed circular foot, naturalistically carved encapsulating the ideals of a scholar recluse, the textured body of a deep mahogany tone.
15.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 癭木光素筆筒

    筆筒口底相約,中間不明顯收窄,圓足。木紋雅淡耐看,在深棕底色中泛起一組組金棕色的紋理,上帶點黑色斑點,在燈光下更為明顯,是在深實中帶含蓄的變化。

    癭木是泛指所有結疤或結瘤的樹木,是一種病態的木材。由於木有癭結,影響其本來結構,因此造成獨特扭曲紋理,有的如葡萄紋,有的如山水紋,大有觀賞價值,也因此成為了文人所欣賞之材料。如此優美材料,一般也保留其本來面貌,少有雕刻。
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