07 février 2010

Pottery basin with painted decoration. China, Han dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD

Pottery basin with painted decoration. China, Han dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD Diameter: 15 inches, 38 cm Height: 3 3/4 inches, 9.5 cm  Price on application A grey pottery basin, the shallow bowl rising gently from a circular foot ring and with a second tier sharply angled upwards to a broad, flat rim. The bowl is painted in white and red pigments; the central reserve has a decoration of stylised fish-like creatures, surrounded by a band of cloud-scroll pattern (yun wen). The well of the basin is painted with a band of... [Lire la suite]
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