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an inlaid huanghuali brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨嵌寳梅花紋筆筒

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Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

an inlaid huanghuali brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨嵌寳梅花紋筆筒

an inlaid huanghuali brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨嵌寳梅花紋筆筒

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

An inlaid huanghuali brushpot, bitong 

Qing dynasty, 18th century 

清十八世紀 黃花梨嵌寳梅花紋筆筒


of cylindrical form and finely inlaid with wood, hardstones and mother-of-pearl depicting a large prunus branch in full blossom entwined with a leafy stem of red flowers

Height 13 cm, 5⅛ in. 

Several splits to the base, with associated minor cracks running upwards.

Some small areas of infills to the gap of the carving, various tiny nicks to the inner rim.


底有數道開裂,連帶細小裂紋向上延伸。細小局部經填,內沿有若干小磕。


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