12 mars 2018

A Greenish-cream-glazed Lotus-petal Jar, Six dynasties-Northern Qi (220-577)

A Greenish-cream-glazed Lotus-petal Jar, Six dynasties-Northern Qi (220 or 222-577)

Lot 8190. A Greenish-cream-glazed Lotus-petal Jar, Six dynasties-Northern Qi (220-577); 7 1/2in (19cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 1,600 - 2,400). © Bonhams 2001-2018

Of globular form with a straight neck and a circular flat foot, the exterior cut with eight linked lotus petals, the high shoulder applied with four angular strap handles, all covered under a lustrous greenish glaze. 

ProvenanceUragami Sukyo-Do Co., Ltd., Tokyo, 2005

NoteCompare a related white-glazed ewer, Northern Qi dynasty, excavated from the tomb of Fan Cui, Anyang in 1971, now in the Henan Provincial Museum, of similar globular shape applied with strap handles and decorated with moulded lotus petals, illustrated in Zhongguo Meishu Quanji, Gongyi Meishu bian Vol.1: Taoci (Shang), Shanghai, p. 190, no. 234.

Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 19 Mar 2018, 12:00 EDT, NEW YORK 


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