Lot 37. A large rectangular zitan lotus stand, 18th century; 12.7cm (5in) highx38cm (15in) widex24cm (9 1/2in) deep. Sold for HK$377,500 (Estimate HKD40,000 - 60,000/US$5,100 - 7,700). © Bonhams 2001-2021
The large rectangular waisted stand finely carved with Buddhism lions chasing a flaming pear in high relief to the straight waist between two board of lotus petals and all within two key-fret bands, the foot rim carved a band of floral scrolls, the wood of dark reddish-brown colour.
Provenance: Acquired from China Curios Centre, Hong Kong, 1990s (by repute)
The Yanqinzhai Collection, Hong Kong.
Bonhams. Chinese Art Online: Arts from the Scholar’s Studio Including the Yanqinzhai Collection, Hong Kong, 4 - 19 October 2021