• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    A PAINTED GREY POTTERY JAR, HU

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

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    A PAINTED GREY POTTERY JAR, HU
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    Painted with two bands of comma and lozenge scrolls separating a narrow band of striding beasts and a wider band of hunting scenes, all below a wide chevron band outlined in white and reserved on a grey pottery ground, rendered in brick red, white and pale grey pigment
    13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high


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    The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 766j20 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Sze Yuan Tang Collection; Christie's, New York, 21 September 1995, lot 27.