Lot 3324. A lobed huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th century; 18 cm., 7 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
of hexalobed section, elegantly rising from a stylised mallow flower with incised radiating petals on the underside of the base, the raised band around the base further carved with continuous petal design in low relief, the wood of a warm honey-brown tone.