1384
1384

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN AMBER-GLAZED FLASK
LIAO DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
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1384

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN AMBER-GLAZED FLASK
LIAO DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN AMBER-GLAZED FLASK
LIAO DYNASTY
of 'pouch' form, the tall tapered body supported on a flared foot and rising to a short vertical tubular spout fused with a notched arched handle, the body applied with bosses and straps to simulate its leather prototype, covered with a yellowish amber glaze falling in an uneven line over the buff-colored body 
Height 11 3/8  in., 29 cm
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Provenance

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988-2015 (on loan).

Catalogue Note

Three closely related flasks with similar applied decoration and notched handle but with various glazes are illustrated in Yuzo Sigimura, Toji Taikei: Ryo no toji [Liao Dynasty Ceramics], Tokyo, 1974, pls. 2, 32 and 33. 

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