A pair of Sancai stoneware roof tiles  Probably 18th/19th Century
Lot 359
A pair of Sancai stoneware roof tiles Probably 18th/19th Century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Lot Details
A pair of Sancai stoneware roof tiles
Probably 18th/19th Century
Each modelled as two phoenix birds perched on a gnarled trunk, their impressive tail's fanning across the base of the tile, their head's raised, with allover rich streaked green and yellow glazes, on later carved wooden bases; 51cm high, (damages). (2)

Footnotes

  • Purchased from Victor Needham Antiques, Manchester, 1943, for £25.
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