30 September - 1 October 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GEORGE III FOOTED GLASS BOWL AND A PAIR OF SILVER-MOUNTED DECANTERS AND STOPPERS,
early 19th century, the bowl; one decanter mount marked for Sheffield, 1923, maker's mark of C & S Co., Ltd.
the deep navette bowl cut beneath a shaped rim with concentric bands of diamonds, flutes within swags and facets on a lozenge-shaped foot, 7in. (17.8cm.) high; the decanters each with flattened reeded stopper, the double-ringed neck with silver collar, panelled shoulder and a band of reeding, the base cut with short flutes, 9in. (22.9cm.) high (3)
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru