03-18-2017 03-18-2017
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2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Three Sichuan Pottery Amphoras

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


Three Sichuan Pottery Amphoras, China, Han dynasty, angled bulbous shape, with an everted rim molded in the shape of a square with two pointed corners alternating with two curved corners running downward to form two broad strap handles rising from the belly, each side decorated with two molded spirals and a hatched band or bands along the angled rim, ht. 7 to 13, mouth rim dia. 4 7/8 to 7 3/8 in.

Provenance: Labels from the Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

one with light brown clay residues to some areas, uneven ash glazes, all with minor chips, potting imperfections, and firing cracks.

With the labels of the Chinese Porcelain Company, New York

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