Lot 3290. A massive huanghuali tree trunk-form scroll pot, 18th century; 19 1/8 in. (48.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price 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.
Provenance: Sotheby'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