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

A rootwood incense stand
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
L. 60cm
Provenance: A Japanese private collection
清代 癭木根隨型香座
長. 60公分

The stand is formed from a large tree root section with a flat top with the sides issuing a tight network of intertwining roots splayed outward. The stand is deeply patinated to a dark caramel tone.