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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 268

    FOUR CHINESE GREY POTTERY VESSELS

    ERLITOU-WARRING STATES PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST MILLENNIA BC

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    FOUR CHINESE GREY POTTERY VESSELS
    ERLITOU-WARRING STATES PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST MILLENNIA BC
    Comprising: a grey pottery small jar, Erlitou period; a grey pottery model of a tripod pouring vessel, Warring/Zhou period; a painted grey pottery model of a zun, Warring States period; and a small 'proto-porcelain' bowl, Warring States period
    5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) across overall; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diameter, respectively


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 18 June 1973 (the jar)

    Acquired from Rare Art, New York, 11 June 1973 (the tripod pouring vessel)

    The Thomas Barlow Walker Collection of Antiquities and Oriental Works of Art, Parke-Bernet, New York, 26-28 September 1972
    Applied paper label for F. Low-Beer Co., New York (the zun)

    Acquired from Rare Art, New York, 18 June 1973 (the bowl)


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GUY AND MARIE-HELENE WEILL


    Literature

    Warren E. Cox, Pottery and Porcelain Volume 1, New York, 194, p.23, fig 31 (the tripod pouring vessel)