A burlwood scrollpot
Qing Dynasty, 17th – 18th century
H. 41cm (including stand)
高. 41公分 (連底座)
The scrollpot is fashioned from a hollowed gnarled tree trunk, heavily contorted with thick walls and its twisted body covered with burls and crevasses. The wood patinated to a deep brown colour. The pot rests on a dark wooden base.