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Fired in antiquity!!! Antique and Genuine item!!!
Note: Please be advised that for the first time on Catawiki auction there will be offered real, genuine and original panted grey pottery figures of rabbits. We are proud to be the seller who offers them.
Extremely rare. Perfect pieces with the original pigments!
Height: 7 cm., each
Width: 12,5 cm., each
An unusual and most rare pottery "mingqi' representing A Rare Pair of Painted Pottery Rabbits
Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of pink, black and red pigment.
- A certificate of authenticity from Becker Antiques (specialist in Chinese pottery since 1969, Amsterdam) will accompany the item.
- All items can be bought/sold legally under the cultural patrimony covering The Netherlands and are guaranteed to be as described, or else your money will be refunded.
- The result of the thermoluminescence test, is consistent with the dating of the items, Han dynasty (ca. 1900 years old). Sampling of 3 different points. Both rabbits have been tested!!!
Provenance: Very important and old private German collection, Mr. W. R., Wiesbaden collected before 1995.
The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this lot.
Delivery in person for Europa is possible.
It will be professionally packed and safely send in a wooden crate by FedEx.
Becker Antiques is one of the most leading reputable antique dealers in the Netherlands. Becker Antiques is a name and place that speaks of excellent antiques and art, incompatible service and worldwide expertise. Founded in 1969 by Jan Simon Becker, Becker Antiques is based in Museum quarter, Amsterdam Oud-Zoud, in a magnificent five-floor townhouse build 1891, at a few minutes from “Rijksmuseum” (National Museum of Art), the Van Gogh Museum and the famous “Royal Concertgebouw”.
Becker Antiques main field covers ceramics – pottery funerary figures (dated from the Han through the Ming dynasties), Buddhist sculptures and other Chinese works of art. Our other sections are Asian works of art – concerns objects from Japan and South East Asian countries including bronze, stone and wooden sculptures, Chinese furniture from the Qing Dynasty and of course occasional other items.
For the last 50 years we have been selling antiques to museums, private collectors and dealers all over the world.
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this object(s). The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged. The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.
Catawiki disclaimer: This piece has been dated based on a TL test. No further tests, such as, an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.
- Totaal aantal items
- Han Dynastie (206 v. Chr.- 220 n. Chr.)
- Regio / land van herkomst
- Titel kunstwerk
- A Rare Pair of Painted Pottery Rabbits, TL test
- Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving
- 7×12,5×0 cm