7 December 2000
A MINOAN BARBOTINE WARE JUG
Middle Minoan, Circa 2000-1800 B.C.
Ovoid in form with a cylindrical neck, beaked spout and single handle, the body with applied ornament within angled zones delineated by black lines, additional black lines on the neck, the lower third of the body in black
66 in. (15.4 cm) high
Crescent Gallery, Tokyo
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For a similar example see no. 179 in Hornbostel, et al., Kunst der Antike, Schätze aus Norddeutschem Privatbesitz.
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