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A LARGE CHINESE STRAW-GLAZED DRAGON-HANDLED AMPHORA, TANG DYNASTY
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465
A LARGE CHINESE STRAW-GLAZED DRAGON-HANDLED AMPHORA, TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
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A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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A LARGE CHINESE STRAW-GLAZED DRAGON-HANDLED AMPHORA, TANG DYNASTY
the baluster-form body sweeping upward to a generous shoulder supporting a trumpet neck with a cupped mouth, a pair of arched handles flanking the neck and meeting at the rim in sculpted dragon-head terminals, the lengths of the handles studded with carved bosses, covered overall in a translucent straw-colored glaze suffused with craquelure and draining irregularly at the lower body
height 22 1/4 in.; 56.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Nelson Rockefeller, prior to 1979

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York