2015_NYR_03720_3290_000(a_massive_huanghuali_tree_trunk-form_scroll_pot_18th_century)

Lot 3290. A massive huanghuali tree trunk-form scroll pot, 18th century; 19 1/8 in. (48.2 cm.) highEstimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The cylindrical pot is naturalistically carved to simulate a gnarled tree trunk, with knots and whorls on the exterior, and a ruyi cloud scroll on either side, wood stand.

ProvenanceSotheby's Hong Kong, 20 November 1984, lot 522.
Sotheby's, New York, 14 September 2011, lot 146.

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza