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A Chinese carved bamboo brushpot, Bitong, Qing Dynasty, the cylindrical shape is deeply carved with a scene of two men & an ox sheltering under a pine tree, condition: some wear to lacquer. Provenance: Private Sydney collector. Height 13 cm
A Chinese blue and white porcelain brushpot, Republic era, early 20th century, the cylindrical brushpot, decorated in the Kangxi manner with a continuous scene of scholars and notable figures and children in a fenced garden within a traditional rockwork, p
A bamboo brushpot, 19th/20th century of cylindrical form, carved in high and undercut relief on one side with a group of six boys variously occupied, seated beneath tall banana palms beside rockwork in a fenced enclosure, 14 cm high
A carved and pierced bamboo brushpot, 19th/20th century of cylindrical form, decorated in low relief with two figures standing beneath an overhanging pine tree beside rocky cliffs, one holding a fan and the other a straw broom, a two character signature to
Two Chinese wooden Brushpots. Each carved with scholars engaged in leisurely pursuits, including games of 'Go' and drinking tea in bamboo groves and under pine trees, each with a tripod base, 18.5 cm high
A hardstone inlaid hardwood brushpot, Bitong, Qing dynasty of cylindrical form, the sides inlaid with a pair of kingfishers in flight above a lotus pond, one holding a fish in its beak rising above lotus flowers and leaves and tall bamboo growing beside ro
A zitan brush pot, fashioned as a tree trunk with pits, hollows, with small carved and pierced growths of pine and bamboo and two naturalistic cicadas, the wood in dark chocolate with blonde tones. Height 20 cm
A Chinese bamboo brush pot and wrist rest, probably late Qing, late 19th to early 20th century, the squared brush pot with an applied base having script to three faces, the wrist rest lightly engraved and inked with a gesticulating figure and script. Heigh
A large blue and white Chinese brushpot, 20th century, the cylindrical pot with continuous and varied figural narrative scenes set in a sublime and symbolic landscape with 'Friends of winter' foliage, bamboo, pine and plum blossom; bearing underglaze Kangx
A carved Chinese bamboo brush pot, Late Qing dynasty to Republic period, embossed inscription attributed to Jinghe studio, 10.5 cm high. Provenance: Private collection NSW, Purchased 20 years ago in Wyndham Street, Hong Kong
An incised Chinese bamboo 'seal' brush pot, Qing dynasty, incised around the body with four square seal marks, 9 cm diam. 12.3 cm high. Provenance: Private collection NSW, Purchased 20 years ago on Wyndham Street in Hong Kong
A Chinese bamboo brushpot, with a slightly extended lip and base with petite feet, relief carved to the body with scholars in a pine landscape and a boating party on a lake. Height 16.5 cm. Diameter 14 cm
A large Chinese ivory brush pot, early 20th century, well carved in relief with two large panels, one of prunus, the other peony and bamboo, bordered by a floral scroll at the top and below, 19 cm high, 14 cm wide 12.5 cm deep
A Chinese brushpot. Republic era, the low broad straight sided bowl with a continuous sublime mountainous and village scene populated with 'Three friends of winter' vegetation, pine, plum blossom and bamboo; seal underside. Height 6.5 cm. Diameter 16.5 cm
A Chinese bamboo brush pot, the rectangular brush pot with a shaped extended rim and base in hardwood and raised on small feet, each face relief carved with traditional landscape and pavilion settings and populated with small figures. Height 16.5 cm. Width
A bamboo brushpot with mother-of-pearl and bone, late Qing Dynasty (late 19th to early 20th century), the tall pot with the internode forming the base, finely relief carved with a scholar figure beneath a flowering prunus tree having applied mother-of-pear
A yellow-glazed brushpot seal mark of Daoguang, of cylindrical form, the straight sides carved to simulate vertical bamboo canes, covered overall with a lime-yellow glaze, the base impressed with a six-character seal mark, 20.2 cm high
An unusual Chinese rectangular bamboo brushpot. Utilising the culm and node of the bamboo but compressed to grow in a square form, and carved to depict figures engaged in various pursuits in a rocky pine tree landscape. Height 14 cm
A Chinese cylindrical brushpot, 19th /20th century. Carved with the seven sages of the bamboo grove, signed on the decoration, wood mounts. 15.8 cm high, 10.2 cm diameter. Provenance: Private Melbourne Collection
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