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); 11 in. (28 cm.) wideEstimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The rounded oblong body is surmounted by a circular neck rising to an everted rim, painted in shades of orange, grey and brick-red with vertical bands of decoration.

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

Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1986.
The Irving Collection, New York, New York
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Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020