28 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
TWO PAINTED POTTERY FACETED JARS AND COVERS
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 220 AD)
Each painted with abstract arabesque scroll designs, one flanked by mask and fixed-ring handles
16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) high; 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
The Jette Collection, Boston.
Please note the provenance for this lot should read: Ellerton Jette Collection, Boston, Massachussetts, 1981.
Set to be offered at auction for only the second time in its history, the mask is considered a masterpiece of African art
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