521
521
A 'CIZHOU' PAINTED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
521
A 'CIZHOU' PAINTED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A 'CIZHOU' PAINTED 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
vividly painted to the exterior with a dragon and a phoenix amidst dense clouds, each enclosed in a panel, divided by swiftly drawn flowers, all below a band of chrysanthemum scrolls around the shoulder
29.1 cm, 11 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

A jar of this type, in the Kazuo Museum, Liaoning province, is illustrated in The Complete Works of Chinese Ceramics. Liao, Western Xia, Jin, vol. 9, Shanghai, 1999, pl. 179; another in the Cleveland Museum of Art, was included in the exhibition Freedom of Clay and Brush through Seven Centuries in Northern China. Tz'u-chou Type Wares, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1980, cat. no. 93, illustrated with a related jar recovered underneath the walls of the Yuan capital, present-day Beijing, fig. 269; compare also a jar sold in these rooms, 24th/25th November 2014, lot 1010.

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