29 décembre 2020

A sancai 'mandarin duck' ewer, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 1016. A sancai 'mandarin duck' ewer, Liao Dynasty (907-1125); h. 17 cm, d. 17.5 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., sample no. C120e62. A closely related sancai ewer, excavated at Lingyuanxian, Liaoning, is now in the Liaoning Provincial Museum and illustrated in A Selection of the Treasures of... [Lire la suite]