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05-19-2013 09:47 AM
Brought this home from the TS. The bottom was covered in felt and I was not able to remove it to take a peek. Was hoping it would be signed Cabat, lol, but of course it was unsigned. It is 5 1/4 inches in height, roughly the size of a cantaloupe. Any thoughts on age, origin and description would be great. Thanks! :-x
05-21-2013 09:23 AM
Still looking. :-( I found many Chinese pieces described as Han Dynasty that have a similar glaze and bottom but nothing close to the form of our piece. The shape is rather odd. Not sure what it would be used for. maybe a seed pot?
We would like to list it but have no clue as how to describe it. Any thoughts or ideas would really be appreciated. :-x
05-22-2013 01:03 PM
That was a well needed laugh! Felt very alone for a while there. Consider yourself forgiven. :-D
Now, any other thoughts on our elephant dropping? ]
05-25-2013 11:07 AM
Thank potterypeddling! Ha ha--I thought it was the absolute ugliest thing I had ever seen in my life-but it might be great art for all I know! lol
05-25-2013 11:29 AM
Lol, ya never know. Sometimes ugly sells. We will cross our fingers when we list it. ] Too bad it is not signed by a known artist. A few examples of ugly that sells if anyone would like to see. ;-) Thanks again everyone!
Sold for $952.00 in 2004
$578.89 in 2011
Check out the obscure mark on this monstrosity, lol. It could be easily overlooked at first glance, that is if someone even bothered to pick it up and take a look at say a flea market or garage sale.
Sold for $700.00 in 2012
I love this stuff... Martin Brothers
$1,975.00 in 2010
$1,641.16 in 2010