Lot 86. Two amber-glazed ewers, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; The larger, 161⁄2 in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
Each ewer is made in the shape of leather pouch-form flask with arched handle and cylindrical neck. One is incised on both sides with a leafy peony blossom. The other is with raised decoration.
Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020