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Two Qingbai Burial Jars and Covers

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Two Qingbai Burial Jars and Covers, China, Song dynasty style, both elongated pear-shape with long slender neck and bowl-shaped mouth, resting on a short splayed bisque foot, encircled with a line of applied figures placed on a flange with undulating rim, with a swirling dragon applied to neck, the cover in the shape of a truncated cone-shape hat surmounted by a duck with its head up on one and down on the other, the white glazes end near the foot, with olive green tint to one and celadon green to the other, ht. to 18 in.

Provenance: A private Maine estate.
Estimate $500-700

the olive green one with repaired cracks to mouth, firing cracks to applied dragon, removable glues around foot and mouth rims and covers.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Bisque porcelain, Celadon, Ceramic glazes, Chinese porcelain, Chinese pottery, Flange, Pear, Porcelain, Pottery, Qingbai ware

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