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 to 18th century
H. 41 cm (including base)

清代 癭木根畫筒
十七/ 十八世紀
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.