A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century
Lot 851
A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration
Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

Fine Asian Works of Art

18 Dec 2017, 11:00 PST

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A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century
A cream glazed storage jar with brown inlay bird decoration
Ly-Tran dynasty, 12th-14th century
Of cylindrical form carved with a collar of lotus petals above four applied strap lugs, the walls coated with glaze and then portions scraped away to form a wide panel of long tailed birds set between leaf scrolls and horizontal string bands colored with iron wash before firing, the mouth rim and the flat base left without glaze.
12 1/4in (31cm) high

Footnotes

  • Published
    James H. Brow and Anh Hoang Brow, 'Vietnamese Ceramics: A Ten Thousand Year Continuum,' Arts of Asia, March-April 2004, p. 82, no. 6.

    For a description of the inlay technique used to decorate this group of jars and another storage jar with similar decoration, see John Stevenson and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: A Separate Tradition, 1997, pp. 115-117; and p. 208, no. 66.
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