An Yixing stoneware 'tree trunk' flower pot Qing dynasty
Lot 623
An Yixing stoneware 'tree trunk' flower pot Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 932,000 (US$ 120,180) inc. premium

Lot Details
Yixing Stoneware from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 585-640)
An Yixing stoneware 'tree trunk' flower pot
Qing dynasty
Naturalistically potted in the form of a tree trunk, the heavy body with the exterior worked in high relief in simulation of tree bark.
23cm long.

Footnotes

  • Illustrated 出版:
    Ho Chien, Purple Clay. Wellington Wang's Collection of Yixing Wares, Taipei, 1993, p.259.
    何健,《紫泥 王度宜興珍藏冊》,奇園國際藝術中心,台北,1993,頁259。

    清 紫泥樹幹形花盆

    花盆呈不規則形,以象生的方式表現樹幹,匠家善用泥易於捏塑的本質,製造出老樹幹上的不同紋理,包括把樹皮下枯竭的粗糙紋理都能表露無遺,是仿生器中大件但仍能保持細膩描寫之佳作。
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