Lot 88. An amber-glazed pottery ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The ewer is made in the shape of a leather pouch-form flask with finger-pinched, arched handle and cylindrical neck. Both sides of the body are decorated with a leafy flower blossom, all covered with a glaze of rich amber color.
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