• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    A BRONZE GARLIC NECK BOTTLE VASE, HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE GARLIC NECK BOTTLE VASE, HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD)
    the body of flattened wide bulbous form, rising to a slender neck with rounded garlic-formed rim, raised on a shallow foot -- 9¾in. (24.7cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bv 25); acquired from H.M. Moss, London, March 1970.