Lot 1401. A small embellished zitan brushpot, 18th-19th century; 4 in. (10.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011
Of slightly tapered, facteted form, raised on four short tab feet, inlaid on one side with mother-of-pearl, coral, stone and ivory with a bird perched in a blossoming prunus tree growing from amidst rockwork.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011