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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 505

    A PAIR OF PAINTED GREY POTTERY FACETED JARS AND COVER, FANGHU

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF PAINTED GREY POTTERY FACETED JARS AND COVER, FANGHU
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    Each faceted pear-shaped body painted on two sides with a rampant bird-like dragon, the other two sides with a taotie mask and ring handle, below a band of blades, raised on a tall flared foot, the faceted cover similarly painted
    21¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high (2)


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    The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C100w93 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

    Provenance

    Paris Biennale.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION