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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1127

    A LACQUERED ROOTWOOD SCROLL POT

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

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    A LACQUERED ROOTWOOD SCROLL POT
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    The scroll pot is carved from a large section of hollowed elm root with large gnarled protrusions, and has an inset base of elm, all covered in a rich red lacquer.
    11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    James Tigerman Gallery, Chicago.


    Literature

    S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999, no. 60.