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Green Glazed Pilgrim's Flask

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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

Description:

Green Glazed Pilgrim's Flask, China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), of flat octagonal shape, each side carved with a mythical animal amidst flower scrolls, enclosed by a border with scroll and geometric designs, the short sides with four small lugs, pedestal foot with a hole to each side, covered overall with iridescent green glaze, ht. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

China, Robert H. Ellsworth, Ceramic glaze, Chinese ceramics, Pottery, Scroll

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