Unusual 19th century Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan. 清十九世紀 罕见小叶紫檀随形筆筒

Unusual 19th century Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan. 清十九世紀 罕见小叶紫檀随形筆筒

Unusual 19th century Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan. 清十九世紀 罕见小叶紫檀随形筆筒

Date & Origin 1800 to 1900, China
Dimensions
H
15 cm (5 inc)
W
13.70 cm (5 inc)
Description
Unusual Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan, naturalistically worked in resemblance to a tree trunk, the inside hollowed and the exterior carved with fine details of nodes and organic contours, the body of a dark brown hue.
A similar zitan tree trunk brush pot is in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings. The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 2002, p.56, no.51. Compare also a smaller example illustrated by Gerald Tsang and Hugh Moss in Art from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, pg. 108, no. 71, where it is pointed out how much such brushpots encapsulate the literati
ideal.

清十九世紀 罕见小叶紫檀随形筆筒

此笔筒为紫檀制成,形似树根,内部根据自然形状挖空,外壁雕以树结和纹路。色泽深沉,纹路清晰,质朴典雅,是文房陈设之佳器。有一相似的紫檀树干笔筒陈列于北京故宫,详情见《故宫博物院藏文物珍品大系-竹木牙角雕刻》(香港,2002年,56页,51号)另一详细笔筒见Gerald Tsang与Hugh Moss所著Art from Scholar’s Studio(香港,1986年,108页,71号)
Condition
Good
Stock Code 445
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
15 cm (5 inc)
W
13.70 cm (5 inc)
Description
Unusual Chinese brush pot carved in Zitan, naturalistically worked in resemblance to a tree trunk, the inside hollowed and the exterior carved with fine details of nodes and organic contours, the body of a dark brown hue.
A similar zitan tree trunk brush pot is in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings. The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 2002, p.56, no.51. Compare also a smaller example illustrated by Gerald Tsang and Hugh Moss in Art from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, pg. 108, no. 71, where it is pointed out how much such brushpots encapsulate the literati
ideal.

清十九世紀 罕见小叶紫檀随形筆筒

此笔筒为紫檀制成,形似树根,内部根据自然形状挖空,外壁雕以树结和纹路。色泽深沉,纹路清晰,质朴典雅,是文房陈设之佳器。有一相似的紫檀树干笔筒陈列于北京故宫,详情见《故宫博物院藏文物珍品大系-竹木牙角雕刻》(香港,2002年,56页,51号)另一详细笔筒见Gerald Tsang与Hugh Moss所著Art from Scholar’s Studio(香港,1986年,108页,71号)
Stock Code 445

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