A small huangyangmu 'tree-trunk' brushpot Qing dynasty
Lot 7
A boxwood 'tree-trunk' brushpot Qing dynasty
HK$ 100,000 - 120,000
US$ 13,000 - 15,000
Lot Details
A boxwood 'tree-trunk' brushpot
Qing dynasty
Exquisitely carved in the form of an aged tree, with two undercut branches of lingzhi at the bottom, the exterior naturalistically detailed with raised nodes, the wood of a rich golden brown tone.
10.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • For a larger boxwood 'tree-trunk', see a larger example of similar naturalistic detail, signed Tang Zu, illustrated by Gerard Tsang and Hugh Moss in Arts from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, p.99, pl.59, and on the cover.

    清 黃楊木雕筆樹樁小筆筒

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