Lot 1136. A carved huanghuali root-form brush pot, 18th century; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diamEstimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The brush pot is carved in imitation of a root, with large gnarls and knobs, and has a separately carved base plug.

Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1988.

Christie's. The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects, New York, 17 march 2016