A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

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Lot 52. A painted pottery cocoon jar, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 13 in. (33 cm.) wide, cloth boxEstimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The rounded oblong body is supported on a short pedestal foot and surmounted by a circular neck rising to an everted rim, painted with vertical bands and scrolls in shades of pink, white and brick-red.

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

ProvenanceGalaxie Art & Gift Company, Hong Kong, 29 October 1986.
The Irving Collection, New York, no. 774
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Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020