Vessel and cover - Earthenware - A rare cold painted earthenware covered 'ding', 206 BC - AD 8 - China - Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)

Description
Vessel and cover - Earthenware - A rare cold painted earthenware covered 'ding', 206 BC - AD 8 - China - Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)
Good condition, see description - 23×26×26 cm

A Chinese (Hebei or Henan Province) cold painted earthenware covered tripod vessel ('ding'), Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8), ca 23 cm. high and 26 cm. Ø.

The horizontal ellipsoidal body on curved legs, decorated in orange yellow with a band of spiraling motifs, the possibly associated domed cover with perforated flattened top, decorated in yellow and white with a band of lozenges, circles and dots, remains of plant roots (see image #18), rim chip (image #15), presumably, but not obviously restored. some pictures of other example of the same period have been added. Covers seem to be always different but the cover may not be appropriate.

Purchased at auction house De Eland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (December 1998).


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Lot details
Object
Vessel and cover
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Earthenware
Period
Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)
Region/ Country of origin
China
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
A rare cold painted earthenware covered 'ding', 206 BC - AD 8
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
23×26×26 cm
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