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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 688

    TWO POTTERY FIGURES OF ANIMALS

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

    Price Realised  

    TWO POTTERY FIGURES OF ANIMALS
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    One a green-glazed red pottery figure of a barking dog, covered overall with a glaze now degraded to a golden iridescence; and a painted grey pottery figure of a goose, traces of white and red pigment
    Dog 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high; goose 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Dog: Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, 25 June 1973.
    Goose: Acquired prior to 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is being offered at no reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE PING Y. TAI FOUNDATION