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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Glazed Earthenware Cup

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


Glazed Earthenware Cup, China, Tang dynasty, the tall cup standing on a splayed hollow foot supporting the rounded base, the slightly bowed sides constricting toward the everted rim, the exterior decorated with a series of concentric incised lines covered in a rich amber glaze, the interior with less prominent concentric rings decorated with a deep green glaze that is splashed over the exterior, ht. 3 1/16 in.

Literature: See Opulence and Desire: The Tang Dynasty, Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd., Spring, 2005, no. 21.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

glazing flaws around rim with clay impurities, tiny chips to foot rim.

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