584
584

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

A large green and yellow-glazed pottery tripod jar and cover, (lian)
Eastern Han dynasty
Estimate
15,00020,000
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584

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

A large green and yellow-glazed pottery tripod jar and cover, (lian)
Eastern Han dynasty
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, including Property from the Collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

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A large green and yellow-glazed pottery tripod jar and cover, (lian)
Eastern Han dynasty

the cylindrical body supported on three legs molded as foreigners, carved to the exterior with a central groove between two wider bands and pendant triangles painted below the rim, the conical cover painted with green swirls below four concentric rings deeply carved between impressed geometric motifs, all below three shell-shaped stubs to the top and picked out in a grass-green glaze reserved on a warm amber ground


Quantity: 2
9 7/8 in., 25 cm
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Provenance

Acquired on the Hong Kong art market, 1980s.

Catalogue Note

Han vessels applied with both green and amber glazes on a single piece are extremely rare.  Compare a similar example in the Tenri Museum, Nara, Japan, illustrated in Sekai toji Zenshu, vol. 8, Tokyo, 1955, pl. 13; another in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, vol. I, pl. 57; and one in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 10, fig. 20.  See also a similar pair sold at Christie's London, 7th December 1992, lot 7.

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, including Property from the Collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

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New York