• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    A BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BURNISHED BLACK POTTERY JAR, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    with large strap handles, each of the faceted sides with a spiral medallion; and a small grey pottery hu vase and cover, painted to the body with red and white cloud scrolls, Han Dynasty (220 BC-AD 220) -- the first, 6¾in. (17.2cm.) high. (2)


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection; acquired from Antiq West, London, December 1997 (Cv 17C); from Sotheby's, 2nd November 1971, Lot 55 (Cv 21 lA).