Lot 260. A rare 'faux-bois' and marbled brushpot, Qing dynasty; 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009.
of slightly waisted cylindrical form, decorated around the exterior with three calligraphic inscriptions reserved on a broad marbled band, all within faux-bois bands to the bottom and top continuing over the rim into the interior.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009