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EARLY CERAMICS FROM A FAR EASTERN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE 'XING' MORTAR
10TH/11TH CENTURY
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EARLY CERAMICS FROM A FAR EASTERN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE 'XING' MORTAR
10TH/11TH CENTURY
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Details & Cataloguing

St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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A RARE 'XING' MORTAR
10TH/11TH CENTURY
the robustly-potted octagonal body with shallow circular bowl and hollow base, each concave side set with a large ferocious animal mask with bared fangs and small horns, several of the masks enclosing loose balls, each panel edged with simulated bamboo protruding at the rim and foot, covered overall in a pale ice-blue glaze
22 cm, 8 3/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence analysis report no.P108j23 is consistent with the dating of this lot. 

For a very similar mortar, see one from the collection of the British Rail Pension Fund, sold in these rooms, 12th December 1989, lot 74.

St George Street Sale: Asian Art

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London