A Vietnamese Chenxiang wood bamboo-form palette

Lot 171. A Vietnamese Chenxiang wood bamboo-form palette; 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.) long, 42.53 g, , remnant material of 1.55 gEstimate HK$180,000 – HK$250,000 ($23,330 - $32,403).  Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Carved naturalistically in the form of a bamboo stem with a shaped indentation as the palette, in relief on one side with a beetle and the other side with pointed bamboo leaves, above an incised signature Beiru, hardwood stand.

Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor