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Decorative Asian Works of Art / A LARGE BROWN-GLAZED POUCH-FORM FLASK Liao dynasty

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Lot 33
A LARGE BROWN-GLAZED POUCH-FORM FLASK
Liao dynasty
13 – 22 June 2022, 10:00 PDT
Online, Los Angeles

Sold for US$5,737.50 inc. premium

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A LARGE BROWN-GLAZED POUCH-FORM FLASK

Liao dynasty
Modeled as a Central Asian canteen with two broad U-shaped sides joined along a straight top, one side molded with a floral spray above incised scrolling motifs, the other side molded with a recumbent boy above scrolling motifs, the top applied with a cylindrical spout and cover at one end, and two upright pierced tabs each modeled with a small monkey clinging to the tab, covered overall in a brown glaze.

14 1/4in (36.2cm) high

Footnotes

Provenance:
Sotheby's, Olympia, 21 June 2002, lot 232

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