Lot 89. A green-glazed phoenix-head ewer, Liao dynasty (907-1125) or later; 141⁄2 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
Of ovoid form with a tall, ringed neck flanked by the spout and double-strap handle, the ewer is surmounted by a phoenix head below the flared, cup-shaped mouth.
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