Height: 6 3/4 inches, 17 cm
Width: 6 3/4 inches, 17 cm

Huanghuali brushpot in the form of bamboo

China, 18th century

A cylindrical huanghuali brush pot, carved in the form of a length of bamboo, the exterior displaying three “nodes”. The centre of the base has a circular hole and is fitted with a spigot made of huanghuali. The material is nicely figured with the typical grain of huanghuali.