Lot 232. A large bamboo finger citron, 17th-18th century; 21.2cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.
carved fully in the round as a large citron issuing from a gnarled leafy stem, its hook-like tendrils curling inward, the patina of rich reddish-brown tone.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015