A large grey pottery column, China, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 784. A large grey pottery column, China, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)46 ¾ in. (118.7 cm.) highEstimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Raised on a square base, the faceted column carved with decorative patterns and supporting a square capital, stand 

Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. 

Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.