7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE GOBLET
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI-XXII, 1070-712 B.C.
The flaring cup in the form of a blue lotus rising from a slender stem and widely expanding foot
5½ in. (14 cm) high
Crescent Gallery, Tokyo
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For a similar example now in the British Museum see no. 148 in Brovarski, ed., Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 B.C.
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