Lot 1439. An unusual carved bamboo brush pot, 18th century; 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000- USD 8,000. Price realised USD USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011
Of unusual low section, carved with a scene of a scholar leaning on a table-like rock set with scholars' articles including an inkstone and brush pot while he watches his attendant who is seated beside a stream, all in a rocky landscape, raised on three shallow bracket supports.
Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.