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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Amber-glazed Pilgrim Flask

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Amber-glazed Pilgrim Flask, China, Liao dynasty, modeled after a leather prototype, the swelling body flattened at top with a finger-pinched loop handle attached to a cylindrical spout, covered with a thick bright amber glaze over a white slip falling irregularly to reveal a buff body, ht. 12 in.

Provenance: A family collection, Valos, Greece.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

in good condition.

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Valos, China, Greece