A zitan brushpot Qing dynasty
Lot 9
A zitan brushpot Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 87,500 (US$ 11,283) inc. premium
Lot Details
A zitan brushpot
Qing dynasty
The cylindrical body rising from a carved three-legged foot with lipped footrim and mouthrim, the base with an undetached recessed circular enclosure, revealing a flattened cylindrical knop fastened at the centre of the interior, all plain and undecorated highlighting the rich dark natural wood grain.
16cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 紫檀素面筆筒

    筆筒素面,直壁,口沿呈泥鰍背,玉璧形底下承三扁寬足,口沿及足部邊沿起陽線一周。此筆器形碩大,器壁厚實,選料考究,紫檀木色黝黑泛紫,木紋清晰,金線自然,皮克瑩潤,包漿見古,其筒身線條優美並充滿韻味,雅緻古樸。

    紫檀木料珍貴,明代則開始為宮廷所用,而明末清初之際則是筆筒工藝發展的鼎盛時期,竹、木、牙、瓷等材質各取其長,不一而足。紫檀生長期長,質地堅密,色澤深沉,紋理細膩,因此成為光素筆筒索取用素材之一。此器雖光素無紋,但做工一絲不苟,氣韻古樸,為文房案頭佳器。
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