A very large huanghuali brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century. Photo Sotheby's.

carved from a single section of tree trunk of wide cylindrical form, the wood of rich reddish-brown color with characteristics 'fur' markings, wood stand; diameter 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD

 Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Apr 11. Hong Kong.