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A sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' vase, Tang - Liao dynasty | 唐至遼 三彩魚紋雙繫壺

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Chinese Ceramics: A Private Collection

A sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' vase, Tang - Liao dynasty | 唐至遼 三彩魚紋雙繫壺

A sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' vase, Tang - Liao dynasty | 唐至遼 三彩魚紋雙繫壺

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

12,600

USD

A sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' vase

Tang - Liao dynasty

 唐至遼 三彩魚紋雙繫壺


the elongated ovoid body resting on a spreading foot and rising to a rounded swelling shoulder, capped by a tapering cylindrical neck, the narrow sides applied with a pair of ridged flanges evoking dorsal fins terminating in a pair of loop handles at the shoulder, the broad sides each incised with an upright fish, raised bosses for the eyes, all under cream, apple-green and amber glazes, the recessed base unglazed revealing the buff clay body


Height 9¾ in., 24.8 cm

Overall with scattered small chips filled, including the rim, tips and edges of the fins and the foot rim, with the largest filled section measuring approx. 5.5 cm at the foot rim. Overall with minor wear to the surface and minor and expected firing imperfections.


有些許微磕、經補,如口沿、魚鰭邊角及足沿等處,最大填補位於足沿,約5.5公分。器面有輕微磨痕及窰燒微瑕,屬正常。


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Acquired prior to 2000.


來源

得於2000年之前

Compare a similar 'fish' vessel, though lacking the loop handles and with straight flanges, attributed to the Liao dynasty and published in Yuzo Sigimura, Toji takei: Ryō no toji [Liao Dynasty Ceramics], vol. 40. Tokyo, 1974, pl. 10. See also a related Tang dynasty sancai-glazed 'twin fish' vase in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (acc. no. C.88-1939).