6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY HU VASE AND COVER, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
with moulded twin mythical beast mask handles, painted in red and white pigments with bands of scrolling clouds and various geometric patterns on a black ground -- 22¾in. (57.3cm.) high.
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The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of the Research Laboratory for Archeology and History of Art thermoluminescence analysis no. 566d20, 12th February 1990.
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Plesch collection (Cv 58l); acquired from Ormonde, London, August 1992.
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