Wide Mouth Frog Burl Container

c. 1850
$5,680 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 19.0" D: 21.0" H: 25.0"
Materials
Burl
Collection #
BJD089
Estimated Shipping
$350

Chinese scholars and connoisseurs prized the organic form of burl wood and the way it referenced the wonders of the natural world. This 19th scroll container carved from a burl of a rare size can be seen as a frog. Its monumental scale is exceptional and contains a plant or a dozen orchids beautifully.

Available to ship April 22, 2019. Item will be on display through the New York Botanical Garden Furniture & Antiques Fair 2019.

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