Lot 3319. A very large huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century; diameter 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
carved from a single section of tree trunk of wide cylindrical form, the wood of rich reddish-brown color with characteristics 'fur' markings, wood stand.