A CHINESE YUE CELADON JAR, Six Dynasties (220-589AD) of compressed shape with flared short neck, the lined shoulder with three applied taotie masks, 10.8cm.
Ex Bluett label. Also CR & MM Postan label. Also with Robert McPherson, London W8. From the collection of Professor Sir Michael and Lady Cynthia Postan. Included in Bluett's Exhibition "Early Chinese Ceramics from the Postan Collection", November 1972, no. 66. Formerly in the collection of Archibald Dooley Brankston (1911-1941), an important scholar of Chinese ceramics who was in China in the 1930's and published an important book on the subject, "Early Ming Wares of Chingtechan", Henri Vetch, Peking, 1938. It was sold to Professor Grahame Clark, of Peterhouse College, Cambridge, on November 7th 1972, for 320.
Sold For £1200.00 In The Asian Art - Sale Date 18th November 2016
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