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Glazed Stoneware "Pouch" Ewer

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Glazed Stoneware "Pouch" Ewer, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), with deep U-shaped sides and a short cylindrical mouth attached to an arched handle, imitating the leather prototype of the pilgrim's flask, each side crisply carved with Immortals riding on a phoenix amidst flower scrolls and clouds, covered with an amber colored glaze, the lower body unglazed, ht. 8 3/4 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.




Estimate $300-500

Chip to the mouth rim of the spout, vertical hairline along the interior of the spout, minor kiln flaw to one side of the body

Keywords

China, Robert H. Ellsworth, Ceramic glaze, Ceramic materials, Chinese ceramics, Pitcher, Porcelain, Pottery, Stoneware

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