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EARLY CERAMICS
A RARE GREEN-GLAZED RED POTTERY MODEL OF A WALLED COMPOUND

HAN DYNASTY

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A RARE GREEN-GLAZED RED POTTERY MODEL OF A WALLED COMPOUND
Han Dynasty
The stepped, roofed walls of the square compound with an entry on one side leading into a bamboo grove surrounding a building with a tiled roof, with a figure seated in a relaxed position at the corner near the open door, each of the four, small upper windows with its single shutter raised to let out warm air, covered overall with a glaze of deep leaf-green tone continuing under the foot rim to partially cover the flat base
10¼in. (26cm.) square
Literature
The Tsui Museum of Art, Chinese Ceramics I: Neolithic to Liao, Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 32

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No other comparable model appears to have been published

The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C97c73 is consistent with the dating of this lot
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