Asian Art Online Auction

March 0308, 2018
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Lot 21A

A Large Han-Style Pottery Tower

A Large Han-Style Pottery Tower
Lot 21A Details
A Large Han-Style Pottery Tower

Supported on a circular latticework base, rising to a two-tiered square platform supported by four kneeling figures, surmounted by a peaked watchtower, with four fierce serpents issuing from the corners, with remnants of orange, black and cream glazes
height 30.6 in — 77.8 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


wear consistent with age, few minor cracks and losses


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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