A large zitan burl-form brush pot, 18th century

Lot 1179, A large zitan burl-form brush pot, 18th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The walls of the brush pot are carved on the exterior in imitation of a knotted section of burl, and enclose a circular base. 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) diam., 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high