• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    THREE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY VESSELS

    TANG/LIAO DYNASTY, 8TH-10TH CENTURY

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    THREE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY VESSELS
    TANG/LIAO DYNASTY, 8TH-10TH CENTURY
    All with green, amber and cream or clear glaze, one a small tazza with streaked glaze on the shallow dish and raised on an unglazed pedestal foot; one a stem bowl, with streaked glaze on the sides of the rounded bowl and on the everted rim; the third a square dish with flared sides rising to a petal-lobed rim, the interior with molded decoration of flower sprays in the center and on the sides
    4 3/8, 5¼ and 5 1/8 in. (11, 13.3 and 13 cm.) across, one box (3)


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    Provenance

    Tazza and stem bowl: C. Edward Wells, Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1963.
    Square dish: Victor Reinacker Collection.
    Ruth Dreyfus Collection, 1970.


    Exhibited

    Tazza and stem bowl: Arts of the T'ang Dynasty and its Antecedents, Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, March 1987.
    Square dish: The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, pl. 32c., no. 55.
    The Arts of the Sung Dynasty, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1960, no. 125.
    3500 Years of Chinese Art: Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987.