• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    A GREEN GLAZED POTTERY HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEN GLAZED POTTERY HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    with fixed ring taotie mask handles, the shoulder with a band of very crisply moulded decoration depicting mythological animals, tigers, dragons and figures, covered with a moss green glaze -- 14½in. (37.8cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Cv 37); acquired from Christie's, London, 11th May 1970, Lot 132.