A Chinese wood brush pot,
of cylindrical form on three bracket feet, carved with taotie masks against a key fret diapered ground in low relief between raised bands, a scroll border to the rim and foot,
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Sold for £21,000
Tired and worn. Surface scratches. Chips, cracks, and splits throughout. Base possibly reattached. A small section of footrim missing. A section of interior missing showing signs of repair.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Fri, 14th May 2021
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