Lot 177. A huanghuali brushpot, Late Ming dynasty (1368-1644); d. 23.6 cm, h. 22.4 cm. Lot sold: 478,800 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022
of cylindrical form, the thick walls rising from a flat base fitted with a central plug, the densely grained wood patinated to a rich warm honey-brown colour.
Provenance: Eastern Pacific Co. (Hei Hung-Lu), Hong Kong, 12th May 1981.
Sotheby's. HOTUNG The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung: Part 1, Hong Kong, 9 October 2022