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Huanghuali brush pot, $17,500.

A huanghuali brush pot with hardstone inlay 18th/19th century, the inlay Late Qing/Republic period Of cylindrical section in dark wood with attractive whorls to the grain surrounding an interior metal lining; the sides with an ivory and hardstone inlaid tableau of the 18 luohan engaged in various pursuits in a garden setting; the base bearing a six-character Qianlong mark in mother-of-pearl. 9 1/2-inch diameter. Sold for $17,500 against pre-auction estimate of $1,000-$1,500

A huanghuali brush pot with hardstone inlay 18th/19th century, the inlay Late Qing/Republic period Of cylindrical section in dark wood with attractive whorls to the grain surrounding an interior metal lining; the sides with an ivory and hardstone inlaid tableau of the 18 luohan engaged in various pursuits in a garden setting; the base bearing a six-character Qianlong mark in mother-of-pearl. 9 1/2-inch diameter. Sold for $17,500 against pre-auction estimate of $1,000-$1,500

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