Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Fine Wine

Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

Jewellery and Oriental Works of Art

Sold for

ZAR 11 725
Lot 169
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century
  • A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 11 725

About this Item

A Chinese bamboo scholar's brushpot bitong, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

oval, the body carved with a continuous scene of figures in conversation before pagodas amongst pine trees and rocky outcrops, with further figures at various pursuits within each pagoda, the rim carved with clouds, the base with Sanskrit inscription, age cracks, 15cm high; and another, smaller, cylindrical, carved to the front with a cartouche enclosing a scholar seated beneath a maple tree attended by two boys with a further boy observing from a pagoda, the reverse with a rondel enclosing a pair of birds amongst scrolling clouds, the sides interspersed with five-character script, the whole enclosed by a circle-and-dot diaper border, with inverted foot, age cracks, 13cm high

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