Fine Art Asia Pavilion: Maria Kiang Chinese Art 典亞藝博展亭: Maria Kiang中國藝術

A burlwood scrollpot
Qing Dynasty, 17th – 18th century
H. 41cm (including stand)

清十七/十八世紀 癭木根畫筒
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.