A green-glazed red pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1219. A green-glazed red pottery figure of a dog, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) long. Estimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.

Shown standing foursquare with the head raised and the mouth open in a warning bark, wearing a cowrie shell-decorated collar and harness, the dark green glaze with extensive, silvery-gold iridescence.

ProvenanceDonald J. Wineman, New York, 1987.
The Irving Collection, no. 785.

Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Day Sale, New York, 21 March 2019