119
119
A green-glazed pottery model of a granary
Han dynasty
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT
119
A green-glazed pottery model of a granary
Han dynasty
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A green-glazed pottery model of a granary
Han dynasty
the cylindrical body set on three 'crouching bear' feet, divided by three sets of grooves beneath a mock-roof of ridged 'tiles' radiating from a central hole forming the mouth of the vessel, covered overall in a spinach-green glaze
9 5/8 in., 24.5 cm
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Provenance

Personal Collection of C.T. Loo, New York.
Christie's January 1917, lot 109 (by repute).
Personal Collection of Warren E. Cox, New York.

Exhibited

Chinese Ceramics in Chicago Collections, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1982, cat.no. 8, p. 26.

Catalogue Note

Compare a similar green-glazed granary illustrated in Annette L. Juliano, Bronze, Clay and Stone: Chinese Art in the C.C. Wang Family Collection, Seattle, 1988, cat.no. 26.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York