A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)
A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)
A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)
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A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A JOMON VESSEL, JOMON PERIOD, (BC 2000-300)


of low fired reddish clay with cord design

49.5 cm., 19½in. high

Condition Report

- There is some old restoration as is typical of this ware and one handle is damaged.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

The elaborately decorated three-dimensional handle placed on three points of the upper edge of the vessel suggests that this ware was used in a hanging position, supported by a cord. The blackened soot on the top half of the vessel indicates use over a fire.

Fine Japanese Art
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