London, South Kensington
13 November 2015
A COLLECTION OF POTTERY AND PORCELAIN VASES, JAR AND DISHES
WARRING STATES (BC 475 - 221) AND LATER
THE POTTERY BOTTLE VASE, HAN DYNASTY (BC 206 - AD 220)
THE POTTERY JAR, DISH, AND YI, WARRING STATES-HAN DYNASTY (BC 475 - AD 220)
The group comprises a painted grey pottery bottle vase painted with a dragon; a small grey painted pottery jar incised with a wavy band; a grey painted pottery bowl decorated with scrolling flowers; a pottery animal-shaped tripod vessel, yi; a celadon dish carved with flower scrolls; a small celadon dish carved with a central flower head and a small cream-glazed globular jar.
The largest 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) high
Christie's New York, 21 September 1995, lot 26, The Hardy Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics.
The pottery jar, yi, bowl: Christie's New York, 28 March 1996, lot 282.
Property from a Distinguished European Collection, predominantly assembled between 1965 and 1990.
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Compare the similar, but taller, jar dated to the Warring States period illustrated by Mitsuru Uragami, Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Neolithic Period to the Western Han, vol. II, Tokyo, 1994, no. 172.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION, PREDOMINANTLY ASSEMBLED BETWEEN 1965 AND 1990 (LOTS 1184 TO 1188 INCLUSIVE)
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